Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Reopens to Visitors
Stay at Hale Moana Bed & Breakfast and visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - 30 minutes from here.
|Sunrise at Halemaumau Crater|
“We are all eager and excited to reopen and welcome visitors back to the park,” stated Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando.
The following areas in the park are open:
Roads: Chain of Craters Road and all scenic overlooks are now open. Crater Rim Drive is open, except for the section closed since 2008 due to volcanic fumes.
Features: Thurston Lava Tube, Steam Vents, and the Jaggar Museum observation deck overlooking erupting Halema‘uma‘u Crater are now open.
Visitor Centers and Programs: Kīlauea Visitor Center opened at 8:45 a.m. today, the Jaggar Museum opened at 8:30 a.m., and ranger-led programs will resume as quickly as possible.
Trails: All trails are open for day use.
Campgrounds: All park campgrounds, including Nāmakanipaio, Kulanaokuaiki, and backcountry campgrounds, are open.
Concessionaire services: Volcano House, the Nāmakanipaio A-frame cabins, and Kīlauea Military Camp are welcoming guests immediately, and limited food service will begin Fri., Oct. 18.
For more information about Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, visit www.nps.gov/havo, or call 808-985-6000.
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