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The National Park is the Big Island’s leading place to camp.
A permit obtained at the Visitor’s Center is required to stay
in the park overnight.
Volcano House Cabin (Namakani Paio) Namakani
Paio Cabins are located 3 miles beyond the Volcano House at approximately
the 4,000 feet elevation in the Hawaii Volcano National Park. Each
cabin contains 1 double bed and 2 single bunk beds (four people
maximum occupancy). There is electric light in the cabins but no
outlets. Linen for the beds is provided and linen bags contain sheets,
pillow(s), pillow case(s), towel(s), soap and a blanket. It is recommended
bring an extra blanket or sleeping bag as the cabins are not heated.
Outside the cabins are picnic tables and an outdoor barbecue
grills. A community bathroom with hot showers and toilet facilities
Mauna Loa has two rustic cabins (the red Hill
Cabin and the Mauna Loa Cabin) accessible by the Mauna Loa trail.
The cabins have 8 and 11 bunk beds, respectively, tables, benches,
chairs, and pit toilets.
Puna Kau coast has one
rustic cabin at Pepeiao with bunks, tables, and benches.
Halape, and Keauhou all have three-sided shelters with no beds
Kulanaokuaiki is located four miles from Chain
of Craters Road. This
campsite also has bathrooms accessible to wheelchairs.
are camping areas next to these shelters at all of these shelters
mentioned where you might be able to set up a tent.