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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718, USA

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About Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

This is an American national park which was located on the island of Hawaii. It comprises two active volcanoes Kīlauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world's most massive shield volcano. For visitors, the park offers dramatic volcanic landscapes, as well as glimpses of rare flora and fauna and so more.

Attractions Near Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Mauna Ulu
Mauna Ulu10.88km from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

This is a volcanic cone that was situated at the eastern rift zone of the Kīlauea volcano. It falls within the bounds of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Mauna Ulu was in a state of the eruption from May 1969 to July 1974.

Mauna Loa
Mauna Loa32.38km from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Mauna Loa is the largest active volcano on Earth in terms of volume and area covered. It is an active shield volcano located on the island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It stands over 13,000 feet tall(4,169 m) and has a base that covers an area of over 2,000 square miles.

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo34.43km from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

This is a small zoo which was located inside a rainforest that has an area of 12 acres and it has more than 80 species of animals on display, and the grounds feature more than 40 different species of plants, flowers, and trees.

Imiloa Astronomy Center
Imiloa Astronomy Center37.64km from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

This is an astronomy and culture education center located in Hilo, Hawaii. It features exhibits and shows dealing with Hawaiian culture and history, astronomy, and the overlap between the two. It also includes a 120-seat planetarium, which features a fulldome video projection system.

Rainbow Falls
Rainbow Falls38.26km from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

A beautiful 80 m Height waterfalls which was part of the Hawaii state parks. At this falls Falls, the Wailuku River rushes into a large pool below and the pool is surrounded by lush greenery and it gives a stunning view of the waterfall.

Punaluʻu Beach
Punaluʻu Beach38.86km from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

This is a beach on the big island of Hawaii. The beach has black sand made of basalt and created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. Punaluʻu is frequented by endangered hawksbill and green turtles, which can often be seen basking on the black sand. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Hawaii.

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Hawaiʻi County is a county in the U.S. state of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands. County which was floursihed with natural beauty and so many other places.