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Lava Tree State Park

Pahoa-Kapoho Road, Puna district, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-974-6200
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This was a nice little loop path with great signs and sites. It is amazing how the trees were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tedact
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St. Johns, Florida
Fun Stop

This was a fun stop on our way to see other things. We parked and walked right to the park. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AprilS98
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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“paved path” (20 reviews)
“easy walk” (17 reviews)
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Pahoa-Kapoho Road, Puna district, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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+1 808-974-6200
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a nice little loop path with great signs and sites. It is amazing how the trees were affected by the lava. They also had a few flowers in bloom. It is a short stop but nice.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun stop on our way to see other things. We parked and walked right to the park. There are lots of trees covered by lava and it is beautiful to walk through.

Thank AprilS98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super side trip visit. Beautiful walk through the park, doesn't take more than 45 minutes to walk through total. Really a neat little park.

Thank Mark I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit was part of a cruise excursion. We had an excellent tour guide. Lave trees are formed when immersed in flowing lava, which then cools and forms "statues in the form of the tree.

Thank ErikAnestad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice park to walk around. Pretty landscaping and it's away from town so it's quiet. Learned something new here.

Thank Charity H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this park quite late in the afternoon and was lucky to find it still open. I did the loop trail and so I could see a lot of petrified tree with strange forms.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most lava fields are uninteresting, this was a nicely landscaped walk through the woods viewing the many different lava tree formations. The birds were chirping in the high canopies. Very Pleasant

Thank Maurice T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in an Airbnb right next door, but it took us until the end of the week to stop by. And we're glad we did! It was pretty fascinating to read about how it happened, and to see these statues, some of which...More

Thank Nocilantro52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This state park is worth the drive from Hilo. It's well-maintained and has good information about the lava trees. It wasn't too busy when we were there--perfect for a quiet walk around the paved path. Note that there are two entrances from the parking lot,...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last went here on a bus tour with my sister and parents. Didn’t remember I️t as so lush. Since then have always taken the more direct route. Interesting walk (even in the rain)

Thank bestatthebeach
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CilPMelbourne
4 March 2016|
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Response from CilPMelbourne |
last sign in the trail !! Lava fissures! :)
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