Hawaii Volcanoes National Park photo

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Location
Hawaii
Formed
1 August, 1916
Area
323,431.38 acres
(1,308.9 km2)
Visitors in 2017
2,016,702

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, established on August 1, 1916, is an American National Park located in the U.S. state of Hawaii on the island of Hawaii. It encompasses two active volcanoes: Kīlauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world's most massive shield volcano. The park delivers scientists insight into the birth of the Hawaiian Islands and ongoing studies into the processes of volcanism. For visitors, the park offers dramatic volcanic landscapes as well as glimpses of rare flora and fauna.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Airports Nearby

Hilo International Airport (ITO)
36.4 mi / 56 mins
Kona International Airport (KOA)
110 mi / 2 hours 21 mins

Towns Nearby

Volcano
10.3 mi / 20 mins
Hilo
36.3 mi / 58 mins
Pāhoa
39.6 mi / 59 mins
Kailua-Kona
101 mi / 2 hours 22 mins

Visitor Centers

Kīlauea Visitor Center
Jaggar Museum

Top Attractions

Volcano Garden Arts
Sulphur Banks
Thomas A. Jaggar Museum
Kilauea Iki Trail
Kilauea Volcano
Pygoya's Rain Forest Gardens
Holei Sea Arch
Volcano Art Center
Steam Vents
Nahuku - Thurston Lava Tube
Halemaumau Trail
Devastation Trail

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.