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Lava Viewing Area, Kalapana

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Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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  • This area is under lava after the 2018 Lava Flow. In order to get to the coast, it now requires a 6 mile hike. The area is currently closed to the public as of March 2021. Roads in the area are...  more »
  • This was my third time at the Volcano and it changes every year. Must travel at sunset as it glows at night time.  more »
  • Oct-2019: Lava has stopped flowing after the recent volcanic activity in big Island. Go here if you are interested in seeing old lava flow formations (photo below)
  • lava already stop flowing for months ,but the rock has unique shape for taking pic

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