Pu'u 'o'o Trail

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  • Address: Hilo, HI, USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Trail, Hiking Trail, Adventure, Nature, Volcano, Adults

A part of the Na Ala Hele trail system, the Pu'u 'O'oTraail goes through all those areas in the old-growth forest that has been spared by the lava flows from the Mauna Loa. During older times, this trail was used to drive cattle between the Pu’u 'O'o Ranch on Mauna Loa and the other range on Mauna Kea, thus giving it its name after the ranch. Along the trail you will come across a variety of indigenous birds in the forest, thus, making this very popular among birders and photographers. The trail is maintained by the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife and hikers can also visit a lava tube in the forest, with proper permissions.

Pu'u 'o'o Trail Travel Tips

  • Dogs are not allowed.

Entrance Ticket Details For Pu'u 'o'o Trail

  • Entry is free.

Pu'u 'o'o Trail Hours

  • Archery hunting (no rifles) is permitted only on weekends and state holidays from March through October.

How to Reach Pu'u 'o'o Trail

  • By car

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  • Pu'u 'o'o Trail Address: Hilo, HI, USA, United States
  • Pu'u 'o'o Trail Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Pu'u 'o'o Trail(preferred time): 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Pu'u 'o'o Trail: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 28.48% of people who visit Hilo include Pu'u 'o'o Trail in their plan

  • 22.73% of people start their Pu'u 'o'o Trail visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Pu'u 'o'o Trail

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

64.29% of people prefer walking in order to reach Pu'u 'o'o Trail

People normally club together Liliuokalani Park And Gardens and Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo while planning their visit to Pu'u 'o'o Trail.

People also prefer to start their day with Pu'u 'o'o Trail.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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