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12 Attractions to Explore Near Lava Tree State Monument

Lava Tree State Monument
Lava Tree State MonumentHI-132, Pāhoa, HI 96778, USA

This is a public park in the island of Hawaii which preserves lava molds of the tree trunks that were formed when a lava flow swept through a forested area in 1790.

Nearby Attractions

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo26.08 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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 Center31.06 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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.

Coconut Island
Coconut Island32.42 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

This is a small island in Hilo Bay, just offshore from Lili'uokalani Park and Gardens, in Hilo, off the island of Hawaii. It is a small park, and is connected to the main island via a footbridge. The island includes a large grassy field, picnic areas, restroom facilities, and a few tiny sandy beaches.

Mauna Ulu
Mauna Ulu33.91 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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.

Rainbow Falls
Rainbow Falls34.01 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park41.12 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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.

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden41.66 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

This is a nonprofit botanical garden and nature preserve located near to the Old Māmalahoa Highway. he garden is located in a scenic valley opening out to Onomea Bay, and features streams, waterfalls and a boardwalk along the ocean. Today the garden contains over 2,000 plant species, representing more than 125 families and 750 genera, with good collections of palms and so more.

Akaka Falls State Park
Akaka Falls State Park48.78 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

This is a beautiful state park which was located in Hawaii. It comprises of so many huge trees and a vast collection of flora and fauna. The main highlight of this state park is the 442 feet high waterfalls named Akaka. The falls can be viewed from several points along a loop trail through the park. This park is a good trekking destination and also an escape from a busy life.

Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea70.10 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

This is a dormant volcano and the highest point in the island of Hawaii. Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world. Trekkerrs and adventure lovers can explore this area.

Mauna Loa
Mauna Loa72.33 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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.

Punaluʻu Beach
Punaluʻu Beach74.12 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

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.

Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach99.06 KMs away from Lava Tree State Monument

This is a beautiful green sand beach that was located on the Island of Hawaii. It is one of only four green sand beaches in the world. The green sand is created by a common mineral in Big Island lava called olivine, which stays deposited on this beach because it is heavier than the other components of the lava. We can swim and can do any other water activities here.