Places to Camp near Pearl City, HI

Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Pearl City, HI has a lot to offer. Pearl City is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. You're sure to find the perfect spot for your Hawaii camping adventure.

Best Camping Sites Near Pearl City, HI (15)

    Camper-submitted photo from Mālaekahana State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mālaekahana State Recreation Area
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    Camper-submitted photo from Mālaekahana State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Mālaekahana State Recreation Area

    1.

    Mālaekahana State Recreation Area

    22 Reviews
    73 Photos
    33 Saves
    Wahiawa, Hawaii

    Welcome to Mālaekahana State Recreation Area, a fantastic spot near Kahuku, HI, where you can truly soak in the beauty of Hawaii. This campground is a favorite for many, offering a mix of relaxation and adventure with its stunning ocean views and clean facilities.

    One of the standout features here is the beach access. You’re just a short walk away from the ocean, making it perfect for swimming, surfing, or simply lounging on the sand. The beach is known for its beginner-friendly waves, so it's a great place to try your hand at surfing.

    For those who like a bit of comfort, the campground offers various accommodation options, including tent and RV sites, as well as rustic beach shacks. These shacks provide a bit of privacy and a place to keep your belongings safe, though they are quite basic. Some visitors have mentioned that the shacks come with electricity and a porch, which is a nice touch.

    Families will appreciate the family-friendly atmosphere and the affordable rates. There’s a gate to keep random cars out, adding an extra layer of security. Plus, the campground has amenities like showers, toilets, and a small market for essentials. Just be prepared for a few quirks like cold showers and the occasional rooster wake-up call.

    If you’re planning to stay, remember that you can only book for up to 10 days. The campground also has a curfew, so plan your activities accordingly. Despite these minor inconveniences, many visitors have found this place to be a wonderful escape, offering a chance to connect with nature and enjoy the serene environment.

    So pack your bags, bring your sense of adventure, and get ready to experience the natural beauty of Mālaekahana State Recreation Area. Whether you’re here for the beach, the hiking, or just to unwind, this place has something special to offer.

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Bellows Field Beach Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Bellows Field Beach Park
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    Bellows Field Beach Park

    15 Reviews
    28 Photos
    68 Saves
    Kailua, Hawaii

    Bellows Field Beach Park is located on a beautiful stretch of windward beach and holds fifty campsites. It is also a part of an active military training area. Campgrounds are not available before 12 noon on Friday. Bellows camping is closed between the hours of 8 p.m and 6 a.m. and no one is allowed to enter. Campers must remain in their designated camping area during those hours. A printed permit is required to camp in this park. All fees are non-refundable.

    Facilities 50 campsites total 2 Comfort Stations Outdoor Showers 2 Lifeguard Towers Limited parking

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Kahana Campground — Ahupuaʻa ʻO Kahana State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Kahana Campground — Ahupuaʻa ʻO Kahana State Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Sand Island State Recreation Area
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    Camper-submitted photo from Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden
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    Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden

    2 Reviews
    4 Photos
    37 Saves
    Kaneohe, Hawaii

    The Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens are situated against the majestic Ko'olau Range and offer the only city campsites that are not on the beach. Set in a picturesque rainforest, the Kahua Kuou campgrounds offer distinctive camping among plants from India and Sri Lanka. A printed permit is required to camp in this park. All fees are non-refundable.

    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Group

    $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Bellows Air Force Station
    Camper-submitted photo from Bellows Air Force Station
    Camper-submitted photo from Bellows Air Force Station

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    Bellows Air Force Station

    3 Reviews
    3 Photos
    14 Saves
    Kailua, Hawaii

    With 109 beach-side cabins, 16 air-conditioned condo units, 55 family campsites, 10 cedar camper cabins and 2 recreational vehicle sites, we have affordable beach accommodations for your every recreational need.

    Our furnished cabins sleep four adults comfortably and feature a fully-equipped kitchen and dining/living area. ADA cabins are available. Guests are allowed to pitch one canopy per cabin (15'x15' maximum).

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents

    $27 - $169 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Maleka Farm
    Camper-submitted photo from Maleka Farm
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    Camper-submitted photo from Maleka Farm

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    Maleka Farm

    1 Review
    6 Photos
    8 Saves
    Wahiawa, Hawaii

    Welcome to Maleka Farm in Laie, Hawaii, a beautiful destination for camping enthusiasts! Picture yourself nestled in a grassy field, offering breathtaking views of the majestic mountains.

    Farm Layout:

    The Farm features a well-maintained grass field, providing ample space for tents and camper-vans.

    Mountain Views:

    One of Maleka Farm's main highlights is its view of the mountains. As the sun rises and sets, the mountains transform, casting beautiful hues of orange and purple across the sky, creating a mesmerizing sight for campers.

    Hiking Trails:

    Maleka Farm provides easy access to a variety of hiking trails that wind their way through the scenic landscapes of Laie and its surrounding areas. Some popular trails in the vicinity include:

    Laie Ridge Trail: This trail offers a moderate hike that takes you up to the ridge, providing panoramic views of the mountains, coastline, and lush valleys. It's a great option for those seeking breathtaking vistas.

    Ma'akua Ridge Trail: Known for its diverse flora and fauna, this trail offers a more challenging hiking experience. As you ascend, you'll be rewarded with stunning views of the coastline and the majestic mountains.

    Laie Falls Trail: This trail leads to the captivating Laie Falls, a hidden gem nestled within the tropical rainforest. As you hike through the lush vegetation, you'll encounter vibrant flora, listen to the sounds of native birds, and eventually reach the picturesque waterfall.

    Local Attractions:

    In addition to the mesmerizing mountain views, Laie and its surrounding areas offer a variety of attractions. Campers can explore the Polynesian Cultural Center, an immersive cultural experience showcasing the traditions and history of the Pacific Islands. Just 2 miles North is Kahuku Food Trucks to satisfy any pallet. You can also visit nearby beaches for swimming, snorkeling, or simply basking in the sun, all with-in walking distance.

    Whether you prefer camping with a tent or a camper van, Maleka Farm can accommodate both options. Let's explore how you can enjoy your camping experience with either choice:

    Tent:

    Maleka Farm provides ample space for pitching tents. You can set up your tent in a scenic spot that offers a great view of the mountains. Enjoy the simplicity of sleeping under the stars, feeling the gentle breeze, and waking up to the natural beauty that surrounds you.

    Camper Van Camping:

    If you prefer the convenience and comfort of a camper van, we provide over-night parking for camp-vans . The grassy field can accommodate camper vans of various sizes. Set up your camper van in a prime location, allowing you to enjoy the panoramic mountain views right from your doorstep. You'll have the advantage of having a cozy shelter, a comfortable bed, and the ability to prepare meals within your camper van.

    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $30 - $45 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kualoa A Regional Park

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    Kualoa A Regional Park

    1 Review
    1 Photo
    18 Saves
    Halawa, Hawaii

    A hidden gem, Kualoa "A" Beach Park is closed during the summer for dedicated parks programs. A printed permit is required to camp in this park. All fees are non-refundable. Gate closure hrs: 8pm to 7am. The park closes for the summer after the Memorial Day weekend & reopens for the Labor Day weekend.

    -7 campsites total -1 ADA accessible campsite(s) -1 Comfort Station -Outdoor Showers

    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Trash

    $32 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Pearl City, HI?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Pearl City, HI is Mālaekahana State Recreation Area with a 4.5-star rating from 22 reviews.

What parks are near Pearl City, HI?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 1 parks near Pearl City, HI that allow camping, notably Haleakala National Park and Pu'u O Umi Natural Area Reserve.