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Lava Tree State Park

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Educational natural exhibit

Small park with educational exhibits of volcanic trees and a relaxing trail. There’s a fissure near... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
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Trees+Lava=Cool Shapes

An easy to travel paved loop will take your through this park where one can see what happens when... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour guide that take us to this place knew a lot of information about the vegetation of the site. She knew the name of many plants and flower along with the name of birds and insects. Was very interesting the way she explained everything...More

Thank xtremematrix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lava engulfed it...it is no more.....you can't get to it so don't even try to go there..... so sad...... lava has taken it and the surrounding areas.....

1  Thank Roger P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our stops along the Lower East Rift was Lava Tree State Park. A great learning spot to see how the trees were taken over

Thank GarynPatty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing the remains of trees that have been overwhelmed by a lave flow was quite instructive. It is a wonder that they managed to survive at all. Hopefully the latest eruption has not wiped them out all together.

Thank ecmagilla
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Beautiful peaceful place filled with solitude. I love walking in the green as it opens up your heart. Lovely place for meditation and quiet time. <3

Thank dlkoehler
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This park suffered considerable wind damage a few years ago, and the large towering Monkeypod Trees are no longer overshadowing the park. Paved trails throughout the park are easily covered in an hour or 2. Interesting lava covered trees and a few exposed lava tubes...More

3  Thank johndS8533NB
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We stayed nearby so took the short walk through this park of lava trees. When you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all Don’t go far out of your way for this one!

Thank BHorst
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

There's a round-trip trail that isn't very long. It could be walked with a stroller or just about by anybody. It does get hot though. The area is very unique and interesting how it occurred. There is also a huge cave in the middle of...More

Thank sunfun453
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Small park with educational exhibits of volcanic trees and a relaxing trail. There’s a fissure near the entrance that is really deep and very cool.

Thank SatChild
Reviewed April 9, 2018

An easy to travel paved loop will take your through this park where one can see what happens when lava flows over trees. The park was very quiet when we stopped by and the loop can be done in 20 minutes (or longer if you...More

1  Thank KaNuiNanni
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March 3, 2016|
Response from CilPMelbourne |
last sign in the trail !! Lava fissures! :)