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Sulphur Banks, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Very cool and not as smelly as expected since the sulphur concentration in the air is only about 5%. The funniest thing is the display of what happens to you if you venture off the paved trail. 
    Very cool and not as smelly as expected since the sulphur concentration in the air is only about 5%. The funniest thing is the display of what happens to you if you venture off the paved trail.  more »
  • These are fascinating. The little ones, ages 6 and 4 loved watching the steam rise and running through the blasts of hot air. 
    These are fascinating. The little ones, ages 6 and 4 loved watching the steam rise and running through the blasts of hot air.  more »
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  • Great Hiking trail and fully handicapped accessible from Visitors Center down into the valley and then up to where they trail comes out and meets up with Crater Rim Drive, just east of Steam Vents. Note to others in wheelchairs, walkers, canes or otherwise have a hard time hiking, this starts off downhill that may make you think it will be a hard climb back out, but it wasn't too bad. Most of the hike is on a well-built raised wooden trail. You have a less steep climb going back up when going towards Steam Vents. There are lots of informative signage along the way to help guide you to what you are looking at. I highly recommend this hike to most everyone.
  • Super quick and easy walk from the visitor center to see this unique piece of land with extremely hot Sulfur right next to the trail and the steam rising next to you as you walk along this short trail. The sulfur smell was not too overwhelming when we went with a nice breeze to disperse the rotten egg smell.

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