Byron Ledge trail
Trail Type: Loop
Trailhead: Starting from the visitor center. Alternative access from Halema’uma’u parking area on Crater Rim Drive (reduces overall trail length by 1 mile).
Length: 6.6 miles / 10.6 km
Elevation Change: 400 ft / 122 m
Total ascent approx: 800 ft/244 m.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Trail Condition: Well maintained.
Climate: Changeable, with temperatures around 60 F at Kilauea’s summit. It is often overcast and rainy.
Features: Crater, cinder cone, steaming lava fields, native forest.