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Address: Pahoa-Kapoho Road (Highway 132), Puna district, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-974-6200
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Educational and easy stroll on walkway. Great handicapped access. We got some neat pictures. Not an exciting place, but interesting and a nice way to kill some time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Educational and easy stroll on walkway. Great handicapped access. We got some neat pictures. Not an exciting place, but interesting and a nice way to kill some time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stopped here on our way to the tide pools and had a nice hike through the woods. There is a nice path. The tubes of lava are unreal. We saw trees that had fallen over I am guessing due to the roots not being able to penetrate the lava rock underneath.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The whole story of how the lava trees formed was interesting but there really wasn't a lot to see. It was free admission so that was OK

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A little gem that is hard to find, probably not worth a special trip if too far out of your way, but if you do happen to be nearby and want to take a mellow stroll through a very unusual landscape, go see the volcanic hoodoos (my term, not scientific) at Lava Tree State Park. Last tim I was there,... More 

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Burbank, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lot of tress.. rocks formed as tree trunk ... so if u like walking thru trees this place is worth going

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was a small park and all that were there were trees that had been feared by the lava flow or trees that had fallen down, there are two paths one route is longer but not one person choose the longer path

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Tacoma, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Let me start by saying that as a child, Lava Tree State Park was one of my favorite destinations when coming to Hawaii with my parents. It was beautiful, green, lush, and just felt like small, hidden treasure that most people overlook. Returning to the island for the first time in 15 years, and as an adult, this was the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Interesting at first, but nothing special really. It is worth it since it is free, but paying one dollar for that would be too much. If you are curious or interested in the flora, it is worth the detour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Nice walking tour of an interesting park. Totally recommend. It was a little hard to find but worth looking for.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stopped into the Lava Tree State Park to see the lava trees. These are trees that were over run by lava and since they were alive and full of moisture the lava went around them and cooled thus resulting in lava coated trees. It was a fascinating park.

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Address: Address: Pahoa-Kapoho Road (Highway 132), Puna district, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-974-6200
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Pahoa

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