Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
The 377 square mile Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was established
in 1916 and has been honored as a World Heritage Site since 1987.
One of the world’s natural wonders, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
provides visitors unparalleled opportunities to view geologic evidence
of previous volcanic eruptions, as well as, experience first hand
the ongoing eruption of the Park’s Pu’u o’o. The parks rainforest,
dry tropical forest and desert climates are all easily accessible
via a network of well maintained trails that range from handicapped
accessible, to experts only backpacking. The Park is a great place
to enjoy the Big Islands natural wonders while learning about the
volcanic origins of Hawaii and the planet Earth.