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It's amazing how short the hike is without a good bright light. Phone lights are not enough, you can only see the ground.
The caves are spectacular though. Could be dangerous if you fall down. The entry stairs are fairly steep but it's a fun...More
Was looking forward to showing one of our past favorite attractions to grandson, but NPS has not been able to assure the safety of the structure, and the tube, trails and parking area remain closed.
Always worth a visit, Volcanoes NP currently has an expanded...More
Unfortunately this part of the park was closed when we were there. We had been through it previously and it was pretty impressive. Jaymie with the Park Service told us part of it had collapsed and they wouldn't re-open it until they confirmed it was...More
We were here as part of a tour group. Some of the tube had collapsed making the going a little rough for some, but it's worth a visit. As a tip shine your flashlight up to the ceiling, some reflects silent, some gold.
My family and I visited the National Park in November of 2017 - fantastic place. They convinced me to go through the Thurston Lava tube - I am claustrophobic so while I loved the scenery the tube was done very quickly. After the recent eruptions...More
A simple and easy walk through. We saw many tour groups going through, which should indicate that it's a pretty easy walk and nothing too treacherous. It was very dark inside and they advised that we would only need flashlights after dark, but we still...More