Trip Planner:   USA  /  Hawaii  /  Island of Hawaii  /  Pahoa  /  Nature  /  Lava Tree State Park

Lava Tree State Park, Pahoa

(3.5/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
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.
map
Create a full Pahoa itinerary

Plan your trip to Pahoa

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Pahoa by other users

18 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS July, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Island of Hawaii BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Hawaii BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Just a short drive outside of Pahoa you can explore Lava Tree State Park. It is delightful, well-maintained and easy to find. The paved park loop is a relaxing "walk in the park." Tour buses from a cr...  more »
  • This park has a paved circular pathway, good informational signage, making it an easy and informative walk to see how lava flows formed around the trees. 
  • The park is small so not a lot of time will be needed for a visit. It is worth a visit if you are in the area; the lava formations are fascinating and the walk is easy. It was well taken care of and c...  more »