Hawaii Volcanoes National Park photo

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

1 August, 1916
323,431.38 acres
(1,308.9 km2)
Visitors in 2017

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)
Kona International Airport (KOA)
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Kapalua Airport (JHM)

Visitor Centers

Kīlauea Visitor Center
Jaggar Museum

Some centers open seasonally. Check nps.gov for accurate open hours.

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.