Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park

Northern Mountains

A visit here comes with serious bragging rights as the abundant springs, aquamarine bays and islets, and jagged flows of black basalt lava are truly off the beaten path, and can be reached only by boat. After you paddle out, the hikes are glorious: there are basalt outcroppings, lava tubes, cold springs bubbling and all kinds of volcanic features.

Note that you can only get in with a boat and there are no boat rentals – so you need your own!

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