Find Your Park logo
Read about the Newest National Natural Landmark
NNL 50th Anniversary

For the more information about the air resources of the National Park Service, please visit

North Shore Cliffs

North Shore Cliffs
North Shore Cliffs. Photo by S. Henrickson.

North Shore Cliffs provides the finest exposures of ancient volcanic rocks resulting from the major episode of volcanism creating Molokai Island. It is among the most ancient in the Hawaiian Island chain.

Location: Molokai Island, HI

Year designated: 1972

Acres: 27,100

Ownership: Federal, State, Private

← Back to NNL listing for HI.

← Back to listing of all states and territories.

Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.

Last Updated: June 28, 2012