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Chain of Craters Road is a scenic drive located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. The road winds its way through the park, offering stunning views of volcanic craters, lava fields, and the surrounding landscape. The road takes visitors on a journey through the park's history, showcasing the raw power of nature and the forces that shaped the islands over millions of years. Along the way, visitors can stop at several lookout points and hiking trails to explore the park's unique geology and learn about the ongoing volcanic activity in the area. The road also provides access to the coastline, where visitors can see the dramatic effects of lava flows meeting the ocean.

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