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25 Reviews of 4 Waiehu Village, Hawaii Campgrounds

CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2021

closed due to COVID

a beautiful campground unfortunately the park is only open to day trippers at the moment. I was keen on hiking into the park and packing it  all in with me and the park rangers are serious about giving the land some time to rehab and relax until they again feel comfortable with thru hikers and…

Month of VisitFebruary
J
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2021

Hosmer was awesome.

You would not think about cold weather gear when camping on Maui, but we used it here. It was cold and wet both nights. We were prepared and had a great time; camping here made it much easier to drive up for the sunrises and sunsets each day.

We will camp here again!!

Margo A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2020

Day Use Only

This beautiful 40 acre oceanside park is perfect for hanging out by the beach for a picnic or bbq, play volleyball on 3 courts take to the water in a wind or kite surfer, outrigger and canoeing. The white sand beach is surrounded by trees and bike paths. A lifeguard office is manned and equipped…

R
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2019

A must-see in Maui!

This is a must-see in Maui! From the base of the mountain, it will take you about 30 minutes to drive to the top of Haleakala.

The roads are very twisty, and there are sections where there are no guardrails. Be sure to drive at a pace that is comfortable for you, and utilize the pullover areas to…

  • Haleakala Crater View From Helicopter
  • Haleakala Crater
Month of VisitOctober
Shae M.
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2019

Awesome little park!!

Unreal! It’s like your on the moon. O! Watch for a NeNe, this bird is very rare and lives on at the top of this mountain . Beware the road it going up is all twists and turns. Be careful if you get carsick or are severely hungover 🤢

Erin H.
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2019

Hey - it’s Maui, what’s more to say?

Ok, you twisted my arm...

Hosmer Grove Campground is a small set of primitive sites located in the Kīpahulu region of Haleakalā National Park, at the cloud line. This means it will get cold, especially at night, and even in the summer. Come prepared for this nice break from the Maui beach heat. …

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Jordan T.
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2019

beautiful but rainy campground in the clouds

We hiked through here on a day hike through the crater, and stopped here to rest and chat with some campers. The campground has one cabin available to reserve online (but reservations fill up fast) and then a grassy area to camp with a tent in. The guys we talked to said it was constantly raining…

  • the cabin at Holua
  • a better view of the cabin, water source and outhouse
Jordan T.
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2019

campground in the mountains and clouds

We camped here the night before going up to the top of Haleakala. For some context, we did a campervan trip round Maui for a week and a half, and this was our third stop after camping in Wanapanapa State Park and then Kipahulu. We spent 2 nights in Kipahulu and then our third at Hosmer Grove, so we…

  • hiking down the sliding sands trail into the crater
  • our site at hosmer grove
SiteHosmer Grove
Month of VisitJuly
Erica S.
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2019

Always fun

Lived on Maui for 2 years and used to come up here to camp just to get the Northern California vibe and fresh cool air. It’s a great base camp for sunrise, sunset, or my personal favorite overnight stargazing at Haleakala summit. My boyfriend and I always bring small firewood and light a campfire…

Bryce K.
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2019

Gorgeous backcountry campground

This was the first place that we camped at on our Hawaii trip and it was by far our favorite. Paliku is one of two backcountry campsites in the Haleakala National Park summit district. Paliku lies along the eastern side of the crater and will take your breath away. The beauty of this campground is…

  • Dispersed site among the tall grass
  • Looking south towards the kuapo gap
  • Paths to campsites along grass
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Bryce K.
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2019

A stunning and secluded backcountry campsite

Holua is one of two dispersed backcountry camping sites within the crater district of Haleakala National Park. A backcountry camping permit must be obtained from the visitor center to stay at Holua. Depending on where you start, it is a 4-6 mile hike into the site. Dispersed campsites are a 3…

  • Looking north along stable fence
  • Gravel bottomed campsite
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Bryce K.
Reviewed May. 25, 2019

Easy access campground with large space

Hosmer Grove campground is located just within Haleakala National Park, the first left turn after the pay station. The campground sports several charcoal grills, a picnic space, bathrooms, water bottle filling station, parking lot with ample space, and a large open space that fits upwards of 10…

Sasha W.
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2018

Gorgeous

Maui is one of my favorite places to visit, and I am lucky that my family and I come every year. This was a great place to visit. We did some snorkeling nearby that was awesome! The instructors were great, and we saw so many amazing underwater creatures. We also did some body boarding and had lunch…

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Month of VisitJanuary
Carrie S.
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2018

A free drive up campground on the volcano

One of the few completely legal free places to stay on Maui. Why is it free? This campground is in the cloud layer, so be prepared for a humid moist stay. You would be hard pressed to get a fire going here. This campground is past 7,000 ft so be prepared for high winds and cold temperatures. If you…

Month of VisitMay
SwitchbackKids
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2017

Beautiful site, close access to the Haleakala Summit

Any true national park “bucket list” should include a trip to the Haleakala volcano, in Haleakala National Park on the beautiful island of Maui.

And in visiting this beautiful place, you can enhance your experience even greater by camping overnight in the park. Hosmer Grove, located around the…

  • Video highlights from our time in the park.
  • Visiting the lush Kipahulu area of Haleakala
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Month of VisitFebruary

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