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Day Hikes

Hiking in Kīlauea Iki Crater
Hiking in Kīlauea Iki Crater
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Hiking Tips (pdf-217KB)
Please view this four minute video - "Plan for Safe Viewing of Lava Flows"

 

Day Hikes Brochure (pdf-3.68MB)
Summit Area Trail Map (pdf-78kb)

 
 
 
 
Crater Rim Trail along Steam Vents
Hiking Crater Rim Trail along Steam Vents
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

'Ama`u fern frond unfurling.

The young fronds of the `ama`u fern (Sadleria cyatheoides) often emerge red to block harmful rays from the sun. They gradually turn green with age.