Aomori is the northernmost prefecture on mainland Japan, full of vibrant cities and unspoiled nature. Aomori Cycling is a resource for cycling enthusiasts to explore the beautiful landscapes and culture of the prefecture by bike. There are over 20 courses to choose from, and journeys range from a couple dozen kilometers to a couple hundred, so you can plan the trip that best suits your interests and experience level. One recommende course for beginners is the Apple Fields Forever Ride, a 28-kilometer course that cruises by orchards, with Mt. Iwaki in the distance. Whether exploring the mountainous coasts of northern Aomori’s Tsugaru Peninsula, pedaling through the peaceful greenery of Oirase, or circumnavigating Mutsu Bay, there is endless opportunity to enjoy local culture and cuisine—especially seafood.
Elevation Gain 102m
* Duration is an estimate and may vary depending on route and pace.
Reference: Hirosaki Apple Fields Forever Ride
From Aomori Station, take the Ou Line for about an hour to JR Owani-Onsen Station. From there, you can start your journey.