Makinoto Pass Rest House
A mountain-top rest stop at the Kuju trailhead
The main, and highest, trailhead for hikers of the Kuju Mountain Range, Makinoto Pass Rest House is located 1,330 meters above sea level. It is easily accessible by car and is also an important stop on the Yamanami Highway.
At the rest house, visitors will find a souvenir shop selling gifts and mountaineering supplies, as well as a cafe corner offering hot beverages. There is a short walking trail nearby that offers an easy trek through the alpine flora. Serious hikers can equip themselves and head out for a day on the trail.
|Open||8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Closed||Irregular holidays, depending on season and weather.|
|Cost||Free of charge|
|Address||Makinoto Pass, Kokonoe Town, Kusu County, Oita Prefecture|