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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 that you
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 is available.

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.

Kaaha, Halape, and Keauhou all have three-sided shelters with no beds or tables.

Kulanaokuaiki is located four miles from Chain of Craters Road. This campsite also has bathrooms accessible to wheelchairs.

There are camping areas next to these shelters at all of these shelters mentioned where you might be able to set up a tent.


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