Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs – Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

As part of our visit to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island we took a 1.4 mile round trip trail across a cooled lava flow. The trail was rugged and rocky but led us to the Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs. There are some 23,000 images and are said to be . . . “dated geologically between AD 1200-1450.” (NPS)

We drove our black Charger through a series of switchbacks and found the trailhead to the petroglyphs.
Dodge Charger

Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs

Petroglyph

Petroglyphs

Me and Petroglyphs

A Green Sea Turtle (Honu)
Honu Petroglyph

It was a great experience to hike over a lava field and search for cool looking petroglyphs (our favorite being the Honu!).

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