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Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area



Update: 9/30/20 - Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area is OPEN. Tent camping is CLOSED. Cabin is open. Please practice social distancing protocols and make responsible decisions. Stay safe! Aloha

Camping and lodging (one cabin) within the fog belt of the Kula Forest Reserve at 6200 foot elevation. Extensive trail system in the forest reserve, including through a forest reminiscent of the conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest coast.

Sweeping views of Central and West Maui, Kahoʻolawe, Molokaʻi and Lanaʻi in clear weather.

Pig and seasonal bird hunting. Hikers should wear bright colored clothing – hunters may be in the area. Nights are generally cold; winter nights frequently have below freezing temperatures. No campground showers. (10.0 acres). PLEASE NOTE: The Polipoli Cabin cannot be reserved through our online system. Visitors must walk-in or call the Maui District office for reservations.

Allowed Activities
Tent Camping

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

Polipoli Springs State Recreation Area is accessible for hiking the Na Ala Hele Trail System.

Available Amenities

  • Campsites
  • Lodging
  • Picnic table
  • Restroom
  • Trash Cans
  • NO Drinking Water


  • No Alcoholic Beverages
  • No Smoking


  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting

Entrance Fee



*4-wheel Drive Vehicle Required*

  • Residents = $20 Per Night, Per Campsite
  • Non-Residents = $30 Per Night, Per Campsite


  • Residents = $70 Per Night
  • Non-Residents = $100 Per Night


Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm