Volcanoes National Park is located on the “Big Island” of Hawaii and features two of the most active volcanoes in the world. Kilauea is one of the two volcanoes and is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The second volcano is Mauna Loa and it is the largest volcano. Kilauea and Mauna Loa are two of 5 shield volcanoes that come together to form the island of Hawaii.
Mauna Loa is the most massive volcano on earth reaching a height of 13,677 feet (4,169 m). Collectively, Volcanoes National Park is recognized as the most active volcanic region in the world.