Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

#3 of 10 in Outdoors in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Put Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park online itinerary planner.
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  • This is another cool hike through a lava field. You look up to the caldera peak and down to the ocean. Our kids loved scrambling over the rocks and jumping on and off the trail. The Petroglyphs...  more »
  • It was very interesting to look at these petroglyphs and wonder what story they told. These were so different from others we saw on the Big Island. It's a good idea to go at the coolest time of...  more »
  • The petroglyphs are amazing, quite a diversity here compared to some of the other large fields on the island. Fascinating to think about what the person was thinking that used stone to etch in stone. Obviously some of the etchings are clear and known but certainly quite a few are known only to the author.
  • Great spot with some amazing history. It’s a little bit of a walk under the sun, so be prepared for that. Follow the path made by the stacked up rocks. The place has its cultural and archeological value. I almost feel that the park should take a little bit more care of this site.

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