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Important Safety Notice
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park follows Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance in the county or all the counties where the park is located to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The health and safety of park users, employees, volunteers, and partners continue to be paramount. Visitors are urged to recreate responsibly by planning their visit in advance and acting with care.
Current COVID-19 hospital admission level: HIGH
Mask requirements are based on the CDC identified COVID-19 hospital admission level, noted above.
HIGH: all individuals over the age of two must wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, in all federal buildings. Indoor areas include, but are not limited to, park visitor centers, restrooms, administrative offices, lodges, gift shops, and restaurants.
MEDIUM and LOW: masks are optional.
The CDC has offered guidance to help people recreating in parks and open spaces prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health.
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Policies
Drones / Unmanned Aircraft Policy
Superintendent's Compendium 2023
Last updated: November 20, 2023