Parks & Recreation

Hawaiʻi State Parks

The Hawaiʻi State Park System is composed of 50 parks encompassing approximately 30,000 acres on five major islands. These parks offer a variety of outdoor recreation and heritage opportunities. The park environments range from landscaped grounds with developed facilities to wildland areas with trails and primitive facilities.

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Hawaiʻi National Parks

View operating hours, directions, and fees for Hawaiʻi’s National Parks including Hawaiʻi Volcanoes, Haleakalā, Kalaupapa and more.

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County Parks

Each county operates and maintains numerous parks, recreation areas and recreational service programs on each of the islands. Select a county below to learn more about the parks and services available:

Recreational Activities

Hawaiʻi has many unique and iconic natural and cultural resources. Browse the outdoor recreation site from the Division of Forestry and Wildlife or visit for even more outdoor experiences and ideas.

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Hiking & Trails

Hawaiʻi State Parks

Select the island you wish to explore to find detailed descriptions of each trail including safety tips and directions.

Nā Ala Hele

Find interactive maps, hiking trails by island, hiking safety tips, historic trails and more.

Outdoor Recreation in Hawaiʻi

Hawaiʻi is an incredible place to explore. Learn more about opportunities to hunt, hike, camp, volunteer, drive off-highway vehicles, hike historic trails and ride equestrian trails.

Camping Permits

The Hawaiʻi State Parks Division handles permitting for all of the state camp sites island-wide. Each of the counties also handles permitting within their own counties. Select an option below to learn how to make a reservation.