Mauna Ulu Virtual Hike
Venture through a landscape formed in a five-year eruption that re-created this land.
This trail tells the story of one of the longest known rift zone eruptions of Kīlauea. The well-marked trail crosses massive lava fields, skirts gaping fissures and takes you to spectacular features formed by rapidly cooling lava flows.
Follow the trail stops on the map and read about each stop in the trail/eruption guide. Each stop has an interactive 360 degree panoramic view that you can experience by clicking the highlighted stop # below.
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Did You Know?
Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...