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“visit only if anyways in the area” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lava Tree State Park

Lava Tree State Park
Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Pahoa
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Frankfurt, Germany
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“visit only if anyways in the area”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

It takes max. 30min to complete the walk around the park and the 3 most interesting picture points are available in every brochure.

Visited July 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A very pleasant surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

I was expecting to see a very small park with a few lava trees just off the parking lot that I could look at and photograph in just a few minutes and be on my way. I was pleasantly surprised to see a large park with lush vegetation and a large number of interesting lava trees. One of the lava trees even has a live tree growing out of the top of it. The park has a nice paved path that guides you through the forest. If you plan on visiting the Pahoa area, it is worth the side trip to visit this park.

Visited June 2014
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La Grange, Illinois
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2 reviews
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

If you are in the area it is well worth the stop. Very peaceful and serene. The walk around the park is short but take it slow and enjoy the view. There is information that explains how the trees were formed-very interesting. The kids and I took lots of great pictures of all the beautiful flowers and fauna-they look like they are out of a photography book.

Visited June 2014
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Lake Placid, Florida
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Don't drive out of the way!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

I drove to the lavva tree state park when I was in the area. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it. Not what I was expecting. The trees look more like clumps of lava. Which you can see about anywhere on the Big Island.

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59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful Walk through Rainforest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

This was a great way to see what happens after lava flows through an area, and provides perspective and contrast to the lava fields of Volcanoes National Park. Lovely walk through the rainforest with relaxing and reflective atmosphere.

Visited June 2014
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