Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

UPDATE: 9/18/20 - All State Coastal & Beach Parks on the island of Hawaii Remain CLOSED Through September 30, 2020. This measure mirrors the Mayor's Covid-19 Emergency Rule No. 11.

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9/9/20: Starting Thursday September 10 select State Parks, Beaches and Nā Ala Hele Trails on O‘ahu that were closed in August due to Covid-19 control measures will reopen with the same set of restrictions announced in Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order 2020-26.

Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area

5/21/20 - Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area is OPEN for day hiking use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Day Use Facilities remain CLOSED. Access gates will be OPEN for parking access DAILY. Gates will be locked at 6:45 pm.
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Restrictions for outdoor recreation include the following:
HIKING: No group of more than two persons is allowed to hike on state trails, unless all hikers in the group are part of a single residential or family unit sharing the same address. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 20 feet from any other hiker.
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BEACHES: All groups are limited to a single residential or family unit sharing the same address, and no family group shall exceed 10 persons. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from any other beach user.
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HOURS: All park areas are open for day-use only, all overnight uses, including camping, are prohibited. Please heed the posted park hours, which may be more restrictive than normal park hours.

 

Hours Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm
Entrance Fee None
Trail Names
Camping Polipoli has a single cabin for rent. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is required.
Fees start at $12 per campsite per night.
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Description

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.