Things to Do

Take the Crater Rim Drive Tour

Take the Crater Rim Drive Tour

A scenic drive around the summit of Kīlauea

Drive Chain of Craters Road

Drive Chain of Craters Road

A spectacular drive down the slopes of Kīlauea to the sea

Vegetation-covered entrance to a cave

Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube)

Walk through lush rainforest and see a cave where a river of lava flowed 500 years ago.

Day Hiking

Day Hiking

Get up-close-and-personal with the volcanic terrain on a short hike or walk

Backcountry Hiking

Backcountry Hiking

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park includes over 123,000 acres of legally designated wilderness, providing ample opportunity to explore

Kahuku Unit

Kahuku Unit

Kahuku is a place of dynamic volcanism, rich Hawaiian traditions and a fascinating history of ranching.

Stewardship at the Summit

Stewardship at the Summit

Come help out the park and the 'aina (land) by cutting invasive himalayan ginger (Heydechium gardnerianum) on park trails

Special Ranger Program

Special Ranger Programs

Attend one of the many special events led by rangers in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Last updated: March 26, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 52
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718

Phone:

(808) 985-6101

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