National Park

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes Dog Policy

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Trails
Dogs Not Allowed
[]
Campground
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []
Roads
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

This park on the Big Island protects the Kīlauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes, two of the world's most active geological features. Diverse ecosystems range from tropical forests at sea level to barren lava beds at more than 13,000 feet (4,000 m).[1]

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is a somewhat dog friendly park. Dogs are not allowed on any trails, but they are allowed on a number of roads and at one of the campgrounds.

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Website
https://www.nps.gov/havo/index.htm
Pet Policy Details
https://www.nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/pets.htm
Area
509 mi2
Annual Visitors
589,775

Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed on trails at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at Nāmakanipaio Campground on a 6' leash.

Dogs are not allowed at Kulanaokuaiki Campground.

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed on most paved roads with a 6' leash.

Dogs are allowed on the following roads:

  • Crater Rim Drive (where vehicles are also allowed)
  • Chain of Craters Road to Puʻu Loa Petroglyphs
  • Mauna Loa Road (aka the Strip Road)
  • Highway 11
  • Kīlauea Military Camp roads and parking areas
  • Kahuku Road - Highway 11 → Gate
  • Old Mamalahoa Highway

Dogs are not allowed on the following roads:

  • Kulanaokuaiki Campground & parking area
  • Hilina Pali Road
  • Puʻu o Lokuana

Location & Map

State
Hawaii

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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