Beautiful Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, located on the island of Hawaii, is a popular tourist destination encompassing two active volcanoes, the Kilauea and the Mauna Loa Volcano. The park, which was established in 1916 and covers an area of over 320,000 acres, has a dramatic volcanic landscape, as well as a rare flora and fauna. Millions of tourists visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see the Kilauea Volcano, which is the most active volcano in the world, as well as enjoy an unusual hiking and camping experience.
Enjoy The Site Of An Active Volcano
The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park offers several interesting attraction sites, which are easily accessible by car. It is a delight right from its main entrance, which leads through the Chain of Craters Road to another entrance, which is now closed due to blockage by fresh sheets of lava. As you drive down the Chain of Craters Road you can enjoy numerous scenic views of several volcanic craters from historic eruptions.
The main attractions of the park are the Kilauea’iki Crater, the Halema’uma’u crater, overlooking the Jaggar Museum, the Thurston Lava Tube, and the Chain of Craters Road. There are over a 100 miles of hiking trails, with stunning views of old lava tubes and new, fuming lava flows. You can join the daily ranger-led hikes organized by the parks, as well as other weekly activities. If you are bringing your kids, who are below 12 years old, they can enjoy a special, fun, free, educational activity in which they complete a couple of activities in the park to earn a junior ranger badge.
When visiting the park, you should first stop at the visitor center to get an up to date report on the available park event, and daily activities, as well as pick up a map and other essentials. If you are looking to spend more than a day at the park, there are two campgrounds, with available cabins, where you can stay overnight. You can also set up camp at a small rainforest village, the Volcano Village, located few minutes from the park entrance. You will definitely enjoy spending multiple days exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.