It is a natural spectacle that arose from the ocean floor more than a million years ago.
It would take a whole day to explore all of the park's distinctive sights and settings.
Hawaii's most remote island, Moloka'i, is home to the breathtakingly beautiful Kalaupapa Peninsula.
It is the ideal venue to learn about native Hawaiian history and is also home to some of Hawaii's top snorkeling and scuba diving spots.
The park sheds light on how the local native Hawaiians managed to survive and flourish despite the intense heat and isolated location.
It was one of the last significant temples constructed in Hawaii before other civilizations colonized the islands.
More than 200 ahupua'a and dozens of culturally and historically significant locations, including temples, and petroglyph fields, are traversed by the trail.