Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Catherine H
80 contributions
So Much to See
Oct 2021 • Friends
Beautiful views at night and also dusk and dawn. Great time to visit while volcano is erupting. If hiking is not possible, don’t worry you can still get a nice view of the glow. If possible get a guide to take you through the park during the day. They can show you things you may not notice on your own. We stayed at the Volcano House so we could take our time. It is situated on the rim which was impressive.
Written October 26, 2021
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just-lovin-cruisin
Gainesville, FL99 contributions
Feeling hot, hot, hot!
Oct 2021 • Couples
It's getting hot in here so take off all your clothes...
Honestly, a fantastic experience.
We arrived after 9 p.m. and were able to park in the lot closest to the flow. Walked from the road side trail rather than parking lot side. Not a bad, or long, trek down a service road to a gravel trail to the viewing area.
Not every day one is able to see an eruption or lava flow. Very cool. Some people had the "right" equipment for pics but I have the memories burnt in my mind.
If you get the chance, this flame, like many romances, won't last forever.
Written October 26, 2021
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momof5grls
Glendale, AZ5 contributions
Foggy
Oct 2021
It was foggy that day and had trouble seeing the lava flow at the base of the Caldera. Later, thanks to the wind and a change in location (steam vents trail), we got to see the smoke plume but not the lava (toolow).
Written October 26, 2021
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Jason&Laureen
New York City, NY56 contributions
Great place to see an erupting volcano and open playing field!
Jul 2021
Great hike and empty playing field! So many dry lava patterns, and hiding spots! If inclined to stay after dawn, make sure to bring flashlights.
Written October 17, 2021
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Heidi D
Lambertville, NJ923 contributions
Active Volcano!
Oct 2021 • Couples
We were lucky enough to be in Hawaii during one of the volcano’s eruptions. Very cool to see. Prepare for a walk if you arrive at sunset and a flashlight back to the lot is essential. We primarily saw the crater on the way and the eruption itself. The only real drawback was a docent with braided hair who treated people like children. Not one did we see anyone being less than happy to share the views but were repeatedly yelled at to move on. I almost graded down for that. Food options are very limited at night and we had to take out from the St George and eat in our car. But how often do you see an active volcano? Prepare for rain — we had several periods and it seems like a common occurrence.
Written October 12, 2021
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lorrainetSeattle
Edison, WA157 contributions
Budget extra time for this Park!
Oct 2021 • Family
We had planned to spend 1.5 days in the Park, and ended up spending about 3 days total. We stayed near Park for 2 days and then returned from Hilo a 3rd day to see volcano glow at night from rim.

We had a 13 yr old and 18 year old along. Hiked into Kilauea crater and little Iki crater. They were different enough that I recommend people do both if time. The kids loved the night visit to crater rim. Great pics too! Nice of Park to allow flow of night visitors at no cost.
Written October 3, 2021
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Thomas T
San Francisco, CA307 contributions
Other Worldly Beauty
Sep 2021 • Couples
An other worldly park with wild excursions through lava tubes and dried up lava beds. The lush greenery and wildlife are enough to keep you trekking down long trails.
Written October 1, 2021
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Denise B
Shelbyville, KY208 contributions
Don't Rush
Sep 2021
Oh my goodness - this alone would have made the trip to Hawai'i worthwhile. How to express the feelings generated by viewing and walking through the landscape. It was simply surreal. We hiked and drove everywhere possible. Absolutely walk through the lava tube and take the hike to see the sea arches. And to see the ferns growing up through the lava fields. Keep your distance from the steam vents unless you have a tolerance to heat.
Written September 30, 2021
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Heather C
9 contributions
Majestic
Sep 2021 • Couples
The size of the crater is what really got me. Majestic landscape that needs to be experienced in person. Be prepared for weather. I was not and spent a day chilled and wet.
Written September 29, 2021
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jayzie2017
New York City, NY28 contributions
Great place
Sep 2021
We hiked around a bit but the weather didn’t cooperate and between the rain and the fog we didn’t get to see much. We shall just need to return on a better day
Written September 29, 2021
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