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Devastation Trail, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
(3.9/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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  • We parked in the car park and walked out the trail which is quite short and easy to do. We then used this as a base to walk the nearby dormant crater, which was awesome. 
  • While this is more or less a "should do" starter trail when you visit, the only real payoff is a view of the crater, which you can actually drive to. The trail takes you near the large cinder cone fro...  more »
  • You can enter the trail in two places, doesn't really matter where, once you get to the mountains of what looks like pile of gravel you have seen all there is to see and you don't need to go all the w...  more »
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  • Interesting enough, but not my favorite trail in the park. If you're looking for a much more interesting (but also longer and more strenuous) hike, I highly recommend the Kilauea Iki trail instead.
  • Offers some distinct views back across the inner caldera toward the Jager museum.
  • Truly is a trail of devastation. Something I've never seen before. Quite amazing.
  • When else in your life can you walk on what was a volcano!
  • nice little hike with barely any other visitors.