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The Best Backpacking in Kilauea

Looking for the best backpacking in Kilauea? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Kilauea. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Kilauea

  • Kilauea, Hawaii

    Backpack the Na Pali Coast via the Kalalau Trail

    22 mi / 900 ft gain
    NOTE: The Na Pali Coast is currently closed indefinitely due to flooding This hike begins at the parking lot of Ke'e Beach at the Northern most point you can drive to on the island. This is where the Kalalau Trail begins. From there, you immediately start hiking upward, with great views of the...
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  • Kilauea, Hawaii

    Backpack to Hanakoa Valley

    14 mi
    Hanakoa Falls is one of two large waterfalls along Na Pali Coast. While most set out for a high-paced hike on Kalalau Trail, rushing past Hanakoa Valley, those who choose to explore Hanakoa Valley and Falls will not be disappointed. To reach the beautiful Hanakoa Valley, you will take the same tr...
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  • Hanapepe, Hawaii

    Hike Kawaikoi Stream

    1.75 mi / 40 ft gain
    Kawaikoi stream trail starts 3/4 mile beyond the Forest Reserve entrance sign on the Mohihi-Camp 10 road & across the stream at "Sugi Grove". It's a DLNR maintained trail, so there's signage & mile markers for the trail.At 1.75 miles total-roundtrip, it's a very easy walking trail, great ...
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