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Kokee State Park State Parks Camping


Koke'e State Park offers commanding views of the lush, amphitheater-headed Kalalau Valley from 4000 feet elevation. Wildland picnicking, tent camping and lodging. Hiking in native rain forest and along rim of Waimea Canyon; additional trails in neighboring forest reserves. Excellent area for observation of native plants, forest birds and insects. Seasonal plum picking and trout fishing. Pig hunting in public hunting area.

Koke'e offers tent camping opportunities with minimally developed campsites.

Camping Rates:

Hawaii Residents:  $12 per campsite per night for up to 6 persons; $2 per night for each additional person*.  Maximum fee per site: $20/night.

Non-residents:  $18 per campsite per night for up to 6 persons; $3 per night for each additional person*.  Maximum fee per site: $30/night.

*chlidren 2 and under free


15 miles north of Kekaha on Koke‘e Road (Highway 550) at 3600 feet elevation; adjoins Waimea Canyon State Park.

Special Conditions

May occupy camp site from 1:00 p.m. on first day of reservation and must leave camp site by 12:00 p.m. on departure date.
Only names listed are covered by this permit. CAMPING ALLOWED ONLY AT AREAS DESIGNATED FOR CAMPING. Site selection is on a first-come, first-served basis - there are designated camp areas but no numbered campsites at this park.

Remote Area--no security personnel, no emergency services at this park. NO CAMPFIRES ALLOWED. Cook on campstoves or portable grills only. Park vehicles in designated parking areas only, no driving in campground. Camp site and surrounding area must be cleaned and fires put out before departure.


No hazards.


No prohibited.


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