Best Camping near Waipahu, HI

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Best Camping Sites Near Waipahu, HI (15)

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    1.

    Mālaekahana State Recreation Area

    23 Reviews
    73 Photos
    35 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
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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
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    Camper-submitted photo from Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden
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    Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden

    2 Reviews
    4 Photos
    39 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
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    Bellows Air Force Station

    3 Reviews
    3 Photos
    15 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 Peacock Flats - Mokuleia Forest Reserve
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    Peacock Flats - Mokuleia Forest Reserve

    2 Reviews
    11 Photos
    28 Saves
    Waianae, Hawaii

    Mokuleia Forest Reserve. Upper elevation, open meadow surrounded by Cook pine, eucalyptus and the occasional native tree. Sweeping views of north shore and excellent star gazing on clear nights. Each campsite has a shelter. No water available. Hiking access to Mokuleia Trail. Campsites are assigned upon purchase of permit. Check-out is by 11:00am. Check-in is any time after 12:00pm noon.

    Know before you go! All Forest Reserves will be closed during Tropical Storm and Hurrican Warnings. Keep informed on weather conditions and forecasts.

    Occassionally, the Air Force closes vehicular access through the Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station at Yokohama for security reasons. These closures may be unannounced. It is recommended that you call the KPSTS land line is (808)697-4311 to check on potential closures.

    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Dispersed
    • Picnic Table

    $12 - $18 / night

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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 Waipahu, HI?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Waipahu, HI is Mālaekahana State Recreation Area with a 4.6-star rating from 23 reviews.

What parks are near Waipahu, HI?

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