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Mauna Kea State Recreation Area



Location: on Saddle Road (Highway 200), 35.1 miles west of downtown Hilo. (Note: Car rental companies may prohibit or impose conditions for use of their vehicles on the Saddle Road.)

Hours: Daily During Daylight Hours
Entrance Fee: None



Description: Shrub land picnicking and lodging opportunities at a 6500-foot elevation. Good views of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Pig, sheep and bird hunting nearby. Dry and clear weather with cold nights. Periodic military maneuvers nearby may disrupt the peace and quiet of the area.

20.5 acres

Services: Restrooms, lodging, trash cans, no drinking water