• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Take a Virtual Hike

Follow the trail stops on the map and read about each stop in the trail guide. Most stops have an interactive 360 degree panoramic view.

Note: Quicktime is required. It's a free download here:


Mauna Ulu / Pu‘u Huluhulu Trail
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.
Download the Trail Guide (pdf-3.23MB)


Kīpukapuaulu Trail
Journey through Kīpukapuaulu, a lush oasis of Hawaiian forest. This trail revels a story of struggle and survival for some of Hawaiʻis rarest plants and animals.
Download the Trail Guide (pdf-3.66MB)


Did You Know?

Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtle emerges from its nest.

The endangered Honu`ea (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) comes to shore on the main Hawaiian Islands to nest. They lay multiple nests throughout the season with an average of 175 eggs per nest. Only one in 5,000 hatchlings survives to adulthood.