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Pu'u Huluhulu trail

Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Diverse - something for everyone

A very diverse trail. Pay the small $2 fee for the little information pamphlet and take it with... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
B737NGDriver
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Canada
Pu'U

I visit this place by helicopter. Very good pilot. The trip is a little shorter that I imagined. A... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
alinatulucan
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Ploiesti, Romania
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  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“mauna ulu” (8 reviews)
“lava trees” (4 reviews)
“great hike” (7 reviews)
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Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

A very diverse trail. Pay the small $2 fee for the little information pamphlet and take it with you on the hike - it is full of interesting and educational information that relate to the numbered markers along the trail. Wear proper shoes as you're...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

I visit this place by helicopter. Very good pilot. The trip is a little shorter that I imagined. A tip: must have wind protection equipment, because the helicopter doesn't have doors.

Thank alinatulucan
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

At the beginning of the trail you can buy a book for $2 that explains what you see at the 16 different points along the way. I think with the stops it took us 1.5 hours form start to end with the panoramic view. Without...More

1  Thank dil345
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was a beautiful trail... but the weather here plays a spoil-sport. If it is windy & cloudy, one cannot enjoy the trail at all ! Otherwise, the trail is worth the walk !!!

1  Thank Shakti M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Look at old craters ans lava flows. This road ends in latest lava flow and may be cutoff at end for safety. When we went we had 4 mile walk to lava and 1 mile walk on coldish lava to see molten lava. However, this...More

1  Thank FamilymanDoug
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were driving along crater road in February 2011. We got out of the car and decided to check out some of the trail. We took some pics. We never saw the nene bird which there were signs to be cautious not to hit along...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This short and easy hike takes you through different kinds of lava flows and ends at an overlook with a spectacular view.

1  Thank Sabine C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This terrain is about a decade younger than Kilauea Iki. Definitely get the $2 trail guide pamphlet at the trail head for explanation of sights along the hike that you likely wouldn't notice or understand otherwise. I can imagine if the trail were wet it...More

2  Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Nice level walk thru the lava fields - plus the Nenes like to hang out in this area. Can be a short or long hike. Interesting vegetation.

1  Thank twoscratchy
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The trail is very interesting because of the many coloured rocks, they are almost opalesques. Can't imagine the beauty of the small pieces of rock. I placed a small one on my finger, and one can almost make believe it is some sort of black...More

1  Thank mimi g
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