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Hawai’i Volcano National Park updates

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park (HAVO) has resumed normal operations, and have re-opened sections of the park that were closed during the government shutdown.

There are still road closures and restrictions in some parts of the park.

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What’s Open?

  • Chain of Craters Road
  • Volcano House
  • Crater Rim Drive to Kīlauea Military Camp
  • Halema‘uma‘u Trail via Crater Rim Trail by Volcano House
  • Devastation Trail
  • Steam Vents
  • Sulphur Banks
  • Kīlauea Military Camp
  • Crater Rim Trail from Volcano House to Kīlauea Military Camp
  • Ka‘ū Desert Trail to Hilina Pali
    • The 6 mile section west of Jaggar Museum remains closed
  • Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park)
  • Tree Molds (off Mauna Loa Road)
  • Hilina Pali Road is open to Kulanaokuaiki Campground to vehicle traffic and to foot traffic beyond
  • Kulanaokuaiki Campground
  • Nāmakanipaio Campground (managed by Volcano House)
  • Backcountry
  • All of Mauna Loa Road
  • Mauna Loa Summit
  • Kahuku

What’s Closed?

  • The Pu’u Pua’i Overlook is closed to protect Nēnē. The gate is secured at the entrance to the parking lot. The Pu’u Pua’i end of Devastation trail is also closed
  • Jaggar Museum (indefinitely)
  • Crater Rim Drive between Kilauea Military Camp and Jaggar Museum is closed
  • Hilina Pali Road past Kulanaokuaiki Is closed to vehicles (it is open to pedestrians and non-motorized bicycles)
  • Crater Rim Trail beyond Kilauea Military Camp
  • Iliahi Trail
  • Crater Rim Trail from Volcano House to Kīlauea Iki
  • Kīlauea Iki Trail
  • Nāhuku – Thurston Lava Tube

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