Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park can be found on the island of Hawaii. Hence it's name it contains a couple volcanoes both of which are active. It first became a national park on August 1, 1916 and covers roughly 500 square miles. The park is known for it's unusual camping and hiking spots and draws nearly 1.5 million visitors a year. Kilauea and Mauna Loa are the primary volcanos found in the park Manua Loa being the larger at a little over 13,500 feet and Kilauea the smaller at around 4,000 feet in elevation. Manua Loa is actually thought to be the biggest volcano on the planet. Each of these volcanos has erupted as recently as the early 1980's. None of the eruptions in the last 40 years or so have caused any fatalities. Camping, Hiking, and bicycling are favorite activities of tourists visiting the park. There are a couple campgrounds the lie within the parks borders. The first being Namakanipaio Campground, which requires registration, and Kulanaokuaiki which is free to the public. The park is opened 365 days a year 24 hours a day.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Info


Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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News

Park will reopen Mauna Loa Road and Trail October 8

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will fully reopen Mauna Loa Road to vehicles on Mon., Oct. 8, along with Mauna Loa Trail, the 13,677-foot summit and both high-altitude cabins.

Notice of Flight Operations for October 2018

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announces the following upcoming flight plans for October:

Pit Crater Trail Opening at Kahuku

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is pleased to announce opening of the Pit Crater Trail on Sat., September 22, National Public Lands Day.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Photos

Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Some plants and animals seen on the Kipuka Puaulu trail

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Some plants and animals seen on the Kipuka Puaulu trail

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Some plants and animals seen on the Kipuka Puaulu trail
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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Some plants and animals seen on the Kipuka Puaulu trail

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Some plants and animals seen on the Kipuka Puaulu trail

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Kipuka Puaulu, Mauna Loa, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Some plants and animals seen on the Kipuka Puaulu trail