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Interesting to witness these reminders of prior civilisations. Difficult to imagine how they survived in this harsh landscape. Hike/walk is over level terrain but is also over lava rock and uneven surfaces. Sturdy footwear recommended. Bring water, it's hot and dry even close to sea...More
Well worth the .7 mile walk off the road, located ~1/2 hour drive down from the park entrance. Follow the sparsely spaces rock cairns to the deck surrounding the petroglyphs.
A slight downhill back often with the wind at your back en route back to...More
I was really glad we stopped here on our driving trail. The short hike is about 1.5 miles round trip, and I didn't think it was super difficult but it might be hard for those who aren't usually active. The trail is rocky and not...More
The petroglyphs are fascinating to see, and we came here right at the golden hour. It was quite a walk over rough terrain, even if the trail seems worn down by the many visitors. It was easy enough at first, but then there were moments...More
It was wonderful to see these amazing old Hawaiian Petroglyphs. I have been worrying about them since the volcano & lava flow, but haven't been able to find out if they escaped damage. If not, please go see them. It's about a mile roundtrip, and...More
Overall we loved the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - 5 stars. This however was a disappointment. It is not a short or easy hike for for those who are pregnant, seniors, or those with knee/back/health concerns who would want to participate.
Not sure how they...More