sun14jan10:00 amsun12:00 pmSunday Walk in the Park - Halemaʻumaʻu Trail - January 14, 2024Halemaʻumaʻu Trail10:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-10:00) Kīlauea Visitor Center


January 14, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT-10:00)


Kīlauea Visitor Center

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Halema’uma’u Trail

Descend 425 feet (130m) at the southern edge of Kīlauea Caldera through a rain forest that has been re-established numerous times, to the floor of Kīlauea Caldera.

Of interest: A unique biological diversity of plants, birds, insects; formations of “pahoehoe” lava, steam vents, walk on the 1974 lava flow and a panoramic view of a volcanic caldera.

Difficulty: Moderate

Distance .8 miles (1.3 km) one way, 1.6 miles (2.6 km) round trip.

Meet at Kīlauea Visitor Center, outside on the lānai by the relief map.

Bring: Water, food, hat, sun protection & rain gear. Be prepared for hot, dry, wet, and windy weather conditions.

View the Halema‘uma‘u Trail Guide (pdf 3.1MB).

This event is presented by the Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Program cost is $5.00 for Friends members.  Non-members are welcome to join the Friends in order to attend.  And, of course, additional donations are always accepted.  Park entrance fees apply.


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