Things To Do At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

September 28, 2018

As you may have heard, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was recently closed due to volcanic activity but we’ve got some good news; the park has reopened and is ready for visitors! We wanted to celebrate the reopening by taking a moment to share some of our favorite activities and sites in the park.

For those unfamiliar, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is home to two volcanoes: Kilauea and Mauna Loa. This makes the park a great place for a day hike! Popular hikes to the Kilauea summit include Devastation Trail and the popular Crater Rim Trail. Each trail offers clearly marked and maintained paths, native plants and birds, and unforgettable views of areas affected by lava and volcanic ash.

The Chain Of Craters Trails include the Mauna Ulu/Pu‘u Huluhulu and Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs day hikes. On these paths, you will walk right by lava tree molds, forested cinder cones, and you guessed it; petroglyphs!

In addition to day hikes, the park offers guided hikes and After Dark In The Park, a lecture series that covers the various natural elements and wildlife found in the area. Visitors can also enjoy the park’s cultural programs that focus on Hawaii’s rich history, traditions, and celebrations.

Everything you need to know to plan your visit is just a click away. If these photos and videos are enough to inspire you to plan a trip, then we’ve got your accommodations covered. The historic Kilauea Lodge is only a mile from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, making it the ideal place for rest and relaxation on The Big Island!

Read more about the lodge on our blog and visit https://highwaywestvacations.com/properties/kilauea-lodge today to book your stay.

We look forward to hosting you and sharing all that Volcano Village has to offer!


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