Description

Located at 6,380 feet on the east end of the Wilderness valley at the base of a rainforest cliff, Palikū Campsite is accessed via a challenging 9.3 mile hike on the Sliding Sands Trail, or a 10.4 mile journey on Halemauʻu Trail. Frequent clouds and fog over the top of the cliffs behind Palikū may make you think Karl the Fog is vacationing on Maui and rain is common. Come Continue reading...
Located at 6,380 feet on the east end of the Wilderness valley at the base of a rainforest cliff, Palikū Campsite is accessed via a challenging 9.3 mile hike on the Sliding Sands Trail, or a 10.4 mile journey on Halemauʻu Trail. Frequent clouds and fog over the top of the cliffs behind Palikū may make you think Karl the Fog is vacationing on Maui and rain is common. Come prepared for cold and wet weather. Maui isn’t all sunshine and leisure, but that makes it all the more interesting. Just be sure to pick up a free permit at the Headquarters Visitor Center between 8:00am and 3:00pm up to one day in advance. For a full packing list, head here.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 25 people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Picnic table available
Forest
Hot spring
Waterfall
Beach
Cave
Desert
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Hiking
Swimming
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
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6,403ftListing's elevation
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Park
Haleakalā National Park
State
Hawaii
Phone Number
808-572-4400
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
20.718° N, 156.143° W
$10/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 1 Site
(Up to 25 people per site)