Devastation Trail, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

3.9
#4 of 14 in Scenic Drive in Island of Hawaii
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  • It's a great short easy hike that many can do. There are areas for parking and it should take one a bottle of water per person to safely experience this trail. Can be self-guided or ranger led. If you...  more »
  • You will have to walk on the closed road (for cars) about 15-20 mins from the parking lot to where you will be able to have an open view the Crater of Mt Kilauea that is more picture friendly than at ...  more »
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  • Good walk it was cut short by park officials not wanting human traffic to disturb endangered Nene bird nesting area. So it was for good reason.
  • Stunning! It mists in the afternoon but is clear in the morning so go early and dress warm in layer becuase it can get into the 50s and 40s up on the summit. There are various lookoffs where you can gaze into Pele's home and see the steam, or see the effects of the earthquakes from 2018, or some rare Nene, which are Hawaiian geese.

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