Devastation Trail, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

#4 of 10 in Outdoors in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Devastation Trail is a trail in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. The paved trail allows visitors to explore the site of 1959 eruption of Kīlauea Iki crater.

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  • Not a long trail but you get the idea what devestation is. Not much shade so make sure you have a hat and bring water even though it is short.  more »
  • Unbelievable the impact this place had on me; it really brought home the devastation suffered by the islanders. Walking along the trail you get a feeling of the far reaching impact of the lava flow...  more »
  • What a surprisingly wonderful walk! Devastation trail wound in and around several other attractions, and while there are intermittent closures for safety reasons, it was still an easy and delightful walk.
  • This unique landscape resembles Mars and is an easy paved path. Good for all ages and abilities.

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