Lodging, picnicking and easy family nature hike (0.7-mile loop trail) in a native 'ohi'a forest at a 2000-foot elevation. Trail passes through the beginnings of an arboretum of the Island's native plants. Additional trails in the adjoining forest reserve, including a 2-mile horse loop trail.
Kalopa State Recreation Area rents duplex cabins. Cabin accommodations consist of 8-person units provided with bunk beds, toilet facilities, and hot shower. A centrally located recreational dining hall is equipped for shared cooking and serving all cabin users. Furnishings include a gas range, water heater, refrigerator, freezer, limited dishes, cooking and eating utensils, tables and chairs, as well as restrooms. No linen, bedding and towels. Smoking, including E-cigarettes, and the use of tobacco products in State Parks, is prohibited.
Hawaii Residents: $60 per cabin per night.
Check-in: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Check-Out no later than 10:00 a.m.
Online reservations for the cabins at Kalopa must be made at least seven (7) days in advance of check-in date. No changes will be accepted to an existing permit less than seven (7) days prior to the check-in date. PERMIT MUST BE PRINTED, SIGNED AND IN YOUR POSSESSION WHILE CAMPING OR LODGING.
Kalopa also offers tent camping opportunities with roofed shelters provided.
Hawaii Residents: $12 per campsite per night for up to 4 persons.
Non-residents: $18 per campsite per night for up to 4 persons.
*chlidren 2 and under free
Permits are not transferable.
At 2000 feet elevation at end of Kalaniai Road off of Kalopa Road, 3 miles inland from Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 19); 5 miles southeast of Honoka'a.
LODGING - Check-in with park caretaker 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check-out no later than 10:00 a.m. Please contact park for late check-ins due to unforeseen circumstances or emergencies. Park day contact number (808) 775-8852.