There are hiking trails in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park like no other in the world. Below, you will find a list of trip journals and photos, submitted by visitors, that highlight some of the spectacular scenery and special moments experienced on trips off the beaten path. Share your journey with others by submitting a hike journal to our webmaster.
Familiarize yourself with Park regulations, prepare well for your hike, know the hazards, and take the right gear for your specific destination. Read and enjoy!
Mauna Loa Trail
Mauna Loa Observatory Trail
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Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Did You Know?
The two types of Hawaiian lava differ in appearance but are chemically alike. Pahoehoe has a smoother and ropey surface where a`a is jagged and clinkery.