Manana Trail Backcountry Camping

Ewa Forest Reserve

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Komo Mai Dr. Pearl City, HI 96782 808-587-0166 808-587-0300 Official Website

GPS: 21.4301, -157.9387

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Overview of Manana Trail Backcountry Camping

Camping in the Ewa Forest Reserve (Waimano section) is allowed with a permit along the Manana Trail. The trail traverses a public hunting area, hikers should exercise caution by wearing wear bright colored clothing and staying on the trail. Campsites are not designated, camp within 10 feet of the center of the trail. Camping is allowed anywhere within the Manana Trail corridor but camping at the trail shelters is preferred. Camping in Hawaii's Forest Reserves is usually in remote, mountainous locations providing a wilderness experience. Campsites are accessed by hiking and have few or no amenities. Check site details closely to ensure you are informed and have everything you need before heading out. Weather conditions can be variable and stream hazards may be present. Camping permits for Ewa Forest Reserve are available online or call the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources at 808-587-0166.

Elevation 918 ft / 279 m

Tent Camping Yes

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