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Jul 5, 2017
“Lava lake”
Oct 12, 2015
“Even though it's partially closed, still worth it”
Hike down the world's largest volcanic crater.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

On Crater rim Drive and go as far as you can Untill the road closed signs appear and here is a car park where you can veiw the Halemaumau crater and get a fantastic chance to see lava in the crater.

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Reviewed October 12, 2015

Currently the complete trail is not open due to strong volcanic gases in the caldera. However, you can take this trail from the Volcano House all the way down to the cLdera floor. Once you reach the floor there are numerous signs indicating that the...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed May 21, 2015

my husband and i have hiked this trail twice now and love it! gorgeous scenery and a really unique hike - most of it looks like something out of jurassic park! be warned though - it is fairly strenuous, as the trail is completely downhill...More

1  Thank Whitney C
Reviewed June 13, 2014

Three years ago, we hiked down sliding sands trail, across the crater & then up the Halemau'u trail. That whole hike was great but a little long at 12 miles. We definitely earned our post hike beers that day. Or favorite part of the hike...More

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