Overnight Backcountry Camping Sites Reopen at HVNP

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Overnight backcountry camping sites in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park have reopened.

Backcountry camping sites were temporarily closed due to the eruption that began on Dec. 20, 2020. Sites now available for overnight use include:

  • ʻĀpua Point
  • Keauhou
  • Halapē
  • Kaʻaha
  • Mauna Loa Summit Cabin
  • Puʻu ʻUlaʻula (Red Hill) Cabin
  • Nāpau
  • Pepeiao Cabin

Permits are required for all overnight camping in the backcountry and are available from the Backcountry Office. For more information about the backcountry, permits, and safety, visit


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