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Disappointed in our revisit after 6 years.

Sadly, the State has let this place get rundown looking, but they did have other priorities because... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
Hiking enthusiasts

This park has a nice walkway which extends through the scenic park. There are many fossilized... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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Pahoa-Kapoho Road, Puna district, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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All reviews paved path easy walk the loop stretch your legs nice walk worthwhile stop plants and flowers plant life restroom facilities quick stop nice stop out of the way puna district mother nature unique experience the kapoho tide pools molds
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly, the State has let this place get rundown looking, but they did have other priorities because of the lava flow in Puna. Hopefully they will fix it back up soon.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robertdX4400QY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has a nice walkway which extends through the scenic park. There are many fossilized trees fro a 200 year old lava flow. This is definitely worth seeing once and a nice places for those who enjoy walking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cth0mas2
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We started our morning off here with a leisurely walk around the loop. Beautiful flowers and cheerful birds accompanied us along the path. Fascinating to see the lava-molded trees! A perfect, relaxing start to the day!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NatalieWeber
Reviewed 17 August 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank xtremematrix
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GarynPatty
Reviewed 22 July 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ecmagilla
Reviewed 15 July 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dlkoehler
Reviewed 10 May 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

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank johndS8533NB
Reviewed 6 May 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!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BHorst
Reviewed 17 April 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sunfun453
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4 March 2016|
Response from CilPMelbourne |
last sign in the trail !! Lava fissures! :)