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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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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.

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Mauna Ulu 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?

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...