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1.2 miles

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Kipukapuaulu Trail

Hawaii | Hawaii Volcanoes

  • Flower bloom in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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KīpukaKipukapuaulu Trail is an easy kid friendly hike in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park that leads hikers through the most bio diverse area in the park. The trailhead is located at the Kipukapuaulu parking lot. And just a heads up concentrated SO2 gases (sulphur dioxide) and sulphur fumes from Halema‘uma‘u Crater can be dangerous for those with heart or respiratory conditions. Hawaii Volcanoes has two campgrounds, the Namakanipaio and the Kulanaokuaiki.

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Contact: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park 1 Crater Rim Drive Hawaii National Park, HI 96718

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