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Lava Tree State Park, Pahoa

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State Park
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. Put Lava Tree State Park into our Pahoa travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Lava Tree State Park is a must stop on your drive around Pahoa, Hawaii. The part is a very short distance off the road and well marked. The park is a mere 2.7 miles southeast of Pāhoa in the Puna Dist...  more »
  • You can go on a circular track for 15-20 minutes. There are information stands describing what we see. Generally informative.
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  • we ran into a group that were weeding out trees that have become invasive. Very interesting. The walk was easy and level and had many informative stops along the way  more »