National Park

About Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

 

Description

 

What do you get when you blend volcanism, relocation, and development together more than 70 million years? Colorful rainforests, exceptional stone changes, an always changing scenery, and a portion of the universes most dynamic volcanoes, Mount Kilauea and Mauna Loa! You'll discover these at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, embodying a portion of the best regular miracles of the world.There’s so much to see at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park! Witness unique Volcanic Steam Vents, visit the Halema’uma’u Crater Overlook, Kilauea Iki Overlook, and the Jaggar Museum. If you’re looking for ancient Hawaiian rock carvings, visit the Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs. 

 

History

 

In the 1840s, neighborhood representatives set up a progression of lodgings at the edge of what is currently the national park. Not as much as a century prior to that, an enormous eruption slaughtered various Hawaiians in the region. Their impressions can at present be found in the solidified lava and ash at what is known as the 1790 Footprints. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was formally created in 1916.

Facts & Trivia

 

  • Island: Big Island.
  • Duration: About 3 hours total.
  • Amenities: Food & drink, restrooms, gift shop, picture opportunities.
  • Insider Tip: Bring a light jacket, comfortable shoes, water, and a camera!
  • Fun Fact: A'a lava is sharp and dangerous, while Pahoehoe is smooth and easy to walk over.
  • What to Expect: Crater Rim Drive; Kilauea Caldera; Jaggar Museum; Thurston Lava Tube and more.

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Big Island Volcano Travel Guide

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