Lava Tree State Park, Pahoa

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Discover some of nature's most exceptional shapes and creations at Lava Tree State Park. The absolute highlights of the park are the petrified tree trunks, covered by lava during a volcanic eruption back in the 18th century. The trail through the park is not difficult to hike and takes you by all the stunning sculptures left behind once the lava cooled. Facilities such as restrooms and picnic areas are available, but the park has no access to drinking water, so be sure to bring your own. There is no admission fee to enter the park. Before you head to Pahoa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Pahoa driving holiday app , to make sure you see all that Pahoa has to offer, including Lava Tree State Park.
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  • This was a fun stop on our way to see other things. We parked and walked right to the park. There are lots of trees covered by lava and it is beautiful to walk through.  more »
  • Super side trip visit. Beautiful walk through the park, doesn't take more than 45 minutes to walk through total. Really a neat little park.  more »
  • The visit was part of a cruise excursion. We had an excellent tour guide. Lave trees are formed when immersed in flowing lava, which then cools and forms "statues in the form of the tree.  more »

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