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Volcanoes National Park > Hiking >
Distance: 3.3 miles (5-6 km) / Level: moderate
/ Time: 2 hours
The Halemaumau Trail starting point is Volcano House.
The trail descends 500 feet, crosses the floor of the caldera for
over 3 miles and ends at the Crater Rim Trail. You will see plants,
birds, insects, cooled lava flows, steam vents, spatter ramparts,
craters and caldera along the trail. Return the same way or via
Byron Ledge and Crater Rim trails.