• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Places To Go

Kilauea Visitor Center

Kīlauea Visitor Center

NPS photo by N. Judd

Kīlauea Visitor Center should be your first stop when entering the park. Remodelled in 2005, the center features informative and interactive displays, movies highlighting the special aspects of the park, and a bookstore.

Jaggar Museum is a museum on volcanology with seimographs and other equipment used by scientists to monitor volcanoes. The overlook offers spectacular views into the summit caldera.

 
Tent camp site at Namakanipaio campground. Link to camping information.

Nāmakanipaio Campground

NPS photo

There are two drive-in campgrounds in the park; Nāmakanipaio and Kulanaokuaiki. Click here for more information.

Did You Know?

Glowing, reddish-orange lava flowing on the surface at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

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...