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“Trees+Lava=Cool Shapes”

Lava Tree State Park
Ranked #7 of 28 things to do in Pahoa
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

An easy to travel paved loop will take your through this park where one can see what happens when lava flows over trees. The park was very quiet when we stopped by and the loop can be done in 20 minutes (or longer if you want).

1  Thank KaNuiNanni
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Quick stop along scenic route...didn’t stay long. Great for a bathroom break and stretch your legs but wouldn’t go out if your way. Interesting.

Thank Barry and Kris H
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This park is an easy quick stop on the way to the tide pools. Interesting to see the remnants of lava trees and see the new regrowth of the foliage. A walk around the park takes 15 min or so and there is a cool fissure to look at near the entrance. Also, restroom facilities can be found here.

Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The lava flow encased trees and then formed "statue" like monuments. Some deep lava cracks you can look into (they're fenced)

Thank RonInKelowna
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Lava Tree State Park is interesting but not worth a trip just to there. If on Hwy 132, it is worth the stop. It is also easy to miss because there is only a very small sign indicating to turn. It helps to know the mile marker. Traveling Hwy 132 has several, but hard to find, points of interest if you have the time.

Thank wvlivingston
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