Volcano National park is located at 30 mi/48 km in the southwest of Hilo Town in Hawaii. The park was established in 1916 and is a combination of unique ecosystems and diverse environments that range from the sea to the summit of the world's biggest volcano, Mauna Loa, as well as Kilauea which is the world's most active volcano.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Tropical Gardens of Maui, Kahului, Hawaii USA
It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului’s own major airport is located in the North shore. Tropical Gardens Trail is an easy, 1 mi/1.6 km long trail, perfect for nature and flower lovers. It is located very close to the city of Kahului and is suitable for everyone.
You will have the opportunity to admire an amazing array of tropical flowers, of all shapes and colors, ferns and huge trees from all the tropical world. There are many paths to follow and in every turn you take, there is a new paradise appearing in front of you. You can hear the sounds of birds all around and watch the streams of Iao Valley as you cross over a bridge. Tropical Gardens is an easy going hike and if you visit the place on a weekday, you will have it all almost to yourself.