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Although this is right across the road from Volcanoes, hardly anyone seems to visit. It's a drive through a Koa forest; it you like flora, you'll love it. Go past the circle at the trailhead and drive slowly up the mountain through the forest. Stop...More
Not sure why it deserves a separate review from Volcano National Park. It is a continuation of the Crater Rim road that is closer to the ocean. It is beautiful with a few stop necessary to take this in.
We started our excursion by going up Mauna Kea in hopes of getting to the Summit. However due to snow and ice we could not drive past the Visitor Information Center at 9200 feet. We did have a great visit there and then headed back...More
Amazing how a road was built through lava. You see lava left and right. And the view of the Big Island’s coastline is to die for! It was very cold and windy when we were there. Be prepared for all types of weather from high...More
I drove up the road early in the morning to see the view. It is a somewhat rough road but any vehicle can make it. There is a small shelter at the end of the road for breakfast or picnic. Don't bother with this is...More