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Address: Crater Rim Drive, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI 96785
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A moderate 4 mile hike into a an old volcanic crater.

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Moderate but steep hike over some challenging lava. Nice views, lots to see.

This is a moderate hike down to and across the floor of the Kilauea Iki crater which reached its current form after a violent eruption in 1954 (and perhaps again later in the... read more

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Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a moderate hike down to and across the floor of the Kilauea Iki crater which reached its current form after a violent eruption in 1954 (and perhaps again later in the 1960s). There is a movie shown twice a day in the visitor center about the Kilauea Iki eruption. There is a small-ish parking lot at the Kilauea... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an incredible view. We went with a paid tour guide and that made all the difference in the world. There are not signs posted at the dangerous spots. The locals tie leaves up to warn each other and this was pointed out by our guide John. It was great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You travel through forest to get to the crater bottom and walk along cracked rock (If you can do stairs, you can do this). Lots of good photo ops and sights to see.

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Munster, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hike is moderate...be sure to bring hiking shoes and trekking poles...there are stairs that can be slippery. This hike begins above the crater and goes through the forest with several views of the volcano below. Then you work your way down to the crater. Stop and appreciate what you are doing...it's hard to understand that you are walking over... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Skip to global NPS navigation Skip to park navigation Skip to main content Skip to park information Skip to footer National Park Service LogoNational Park Service SEARCH OPEN MENU Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Hawai'i INFO ALERTS 1 MAPS We were leaving the park when I noticed a sign about Kilauea crater trail. My sister had changed from sneakers to flip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great 4 mile hike. Worth trying if you have limited time. One of the most unique National Parks in the system. Very nice rangers to help.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took Kilauea Iki hiking trail in January 1, 2017. We parked our rented car at the parking lot near the Thurston Lava Tubes, so we can visit both Thurston Lava Tubes and Lava lake together. It took us 2 hours to finish hiking trails, we prepared ourselves with water bottles, bug spray, sun screen, hats,umbrellas and good quality hiking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling with my two teen/twenties daughters made this a memory for the ages. To make the most of the hike we stayed at Volcano House and hit the trail at first light. This is a popular hike so being one of the first on the trail really enhanced our experience. I am in my fifties and found it to be... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy trail that takes you down the jungle and through the center of a volcanic crater, where you can walk through lava fields and past steam vents. It is about 4 miles long and is a loop, but keep in mind that the end of the loop will take you to a separate parking lot than the... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike takes you through the rain forest down to the Kilauea Iki crater, which is still steaming from a 1959 eruption. It is 4-miles round trip, and you can add about a mile by detouring to the Thurston Lava tube, which is really cool! This hike was one of the highlights of our trip, a must do!

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