Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Make Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail a part of your Hawaii Volcanoes National Park vacation plans using our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park trip builder.
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  • Easy trail with minimal elevation gain through a cool tropical forest. Opportunities to see many birds, including honeycreepers, but go early or late as they are not very active mid-day. Trail has.....  more »
  • This is a great place to escape the crazy crowds around Volcano House and the NP Visitor’s Center. The Mauna Loa Rd. turnoff is only about a mile south of the Visitor’s Center Main Entrance to the...  more »
  • Nice quiet spot to walk, and mostly under the shade of large, old trees!! Nice and cool after spending hot day in sun at volcano.
  • Not spectacular, but a nice place to go to enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature. It is a big loop walk with many birds chirping and singing. If you want to enjoy a more peaceful and tranquil experience (with fewer noisy people) go on a weekday since more people tend to show up on the weekends. The road to Mauna Loa lookout starts here, but the gate was closed when we visited in January 2019.

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