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Easy, pleasant and uncrowded trail.

Despite being close to the park, very few people seem to come here. The trail is easy and... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Saw several different birds.. It was worth the hike. of course any trail in this park is worth... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Washington, DC
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An easy one-hour hike through meadowlands and old growth forest.
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Despite being close to the park, very few people seem to come here. The trail is easy and well-marked. Great for local birds and flora.

Reviewed April 27, 2018

We went after spending the day in the main Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. This is across the street a few miles away. When we went we saw a lot of wild roosters but mainly heard the other birds chirping in the trees. Nice activity if...More

Thank Lexi L
Reviewed April 21, 2018

A return to greenery and a little cooler temperatures after hiking through volcano national park. The trail is well-marked and easy to navigate. There are lots of birds in the area and plants and trees are well marked for reference.

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Saw several different birds.. It was worth the hike. of course any trail in this park is worth the walk.

Thank Simplyrdd
Reviewed March 18, 2018

A nice trail through a wooded area, on the easy side of moderate - there is some elevation change and parts of the trail have many tree roots so it is not suitable for using a stroller and may be a challenge for some elderly....More

Thank NV_Travelers_77
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

This park has a very nice trail system for intermediate hiking. We saw a few bird species but not as many as advertised.

Thank Arman M
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Hiked this trail. Easy walk, saw a number of Kalij pheasants on the trail. Perfect place to see the foilage and birds of Volcano.

Thank SundanceinHawaii
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a fairly easy uncrowded trail. I hiked it on a cool, misty afternoon and it felt good to be out of the lower elevation heat. Didn't see any honey creepers, did see many beautiful pheasants that you could almost walk up to. Other...More

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed August 17, 2017

this was good walk, it is longer than expected but is a walk through forest with excellent trail. we went late in daylight and would have been better in morning or mid day. we saw several birds but not as many as hoped.......we enjoyed the...More

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Just a few minutes up Marina Kea Road is the Bird Trail. It's about a mile loop through forests on a mostly flat gently rolling trail. It mostly shaded, beautiful foliage, many birds. We saw numerous Kalij pheasants. This trail is perfect for for parents...More

Thank Cate F
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