Diamond Head State Monument

Diamond Head State Monument


Location:Off Diamond Head Road between Makapuu Avenue and 18th Avenue in Honolulu.
Facilities:Picnic area, hiking trail, scenic views.
Activities:Hiking.
Special Features:Hawaii's most famous landmark is a large tuff cone formed by a short series of explosive eruptions some 100,000 years ago. Diamond Head's picnic area is in a landscaped meadow on the crater floor; a hike to the summit (0.7 miles one way) offers panoramic views of Honolulu and the Kahala plain. Park has been designated a National Natural Landmark.
Address:c/o Oahu District Office
PO Box 621
Honolulu, HI 96809

Phone:808-587-0300
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/oahu.html
Size: 475 acres.

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The DLNR Division of State Parks completed improvements to a section of the lower hiking trail at the Diamond Head State Monument summit trail.
DIAMOND HEAD HIKE: Diamond Head State Monument is off Diamond Head Road.