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Pu'u Huluhulu trail

Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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One of the best sites in the park

I liked this part of the park. You could see fields of Lava covered trees, walk around them, see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karaoshkin
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New York City, New York
Amazing rocks

We visited this site because our self car guided tour told us not to miss this. We walked to this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lakecomo15
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Ottawa, Canada
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“mauna ulu” (9 reviews)
“lava trees” (5 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 weeks ago

I liked this part of the park. You could see fields of Lava covered trees, walk around them, see the devastating power of nature. And a small hike.

Thank Karaoshkin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this site because our self car guided tour told us not to miss this. We walked to this open area where lava once ran , we saw all the different size of pu I es and enjoyed feeling them and noticing how light...More

Thank Lakecomo15
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We walked around this area and wow. It's like you are on another planet. We walked quite a distance with my mom (62 yo and my teen boys - 16 & 13). There were some areas we walked over that were kind of scary (cracks...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

This trail has highlight after highlight as it wanders across fields of lava. There’s some of everything – incredible jagged a’a lava, smooth pahoehoe flows, lava trees, bizarre formations, forest, a mesmerizing lookout of the Mauna Ulu lava shield and a good view of the...More

1  Thank Jim L
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Interesting, can be tough to follow the markers (stacked stones), a bit dangerous at the top, not for little ones IMHO. You can really see the desolation in the area and the Pu'u O'o is visible in the distance. Hiking shows are a good choice....More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this walk Out of this world scenery Trail was good - follow the lava rock cairns Climb to the top gave good views Not too many did it - so quiet

Thank Ken H
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We really enjoyed driving he Chain of craters road. There are many view points to stop at and lots of was to do. The views change as you proceed down the road from green forest to black dried lava beds with the ocean right at...More

Thank Barry and Nicol... G
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Found on chain of craters road in the Hawaiian volcanoes national park this trail is a more older volcanic hill with younger lava flows over it. Many varieties of Lava fields are here with some trees and plants growing. Nice area to visit.

1  Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Did this as part of a 7 mile hiking and its amazing. Great pics and the landscape is nothing like I've seen before

Thank Daniel S
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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

1  Thank B737NGDriver
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