Visitor Center

Keyaki-Daira Visitor Center

Information on trails and nature sightseeing spots in the Kurobe Gorge

The Keyaki-Daira Visitor Center is located deep in the Kurobe Gorge, between in the Tateyama and Ushirotateyama mountain ranges.

Inside the facility, you will find information on the status of seasonal sightseeing spots, hiking trails, and the rules of Chubusangaku National Park. Hikers can check large map boards with highlighted trails. There are also photos and multi-screen videos introducing the natural environment and scenery of Kurobe Gorge, the history of its development, and plant and animal life in the area. The exhibits are displayed in Japanese and English, and the videos are available in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean. On the second floor, you'll find a dynamic photograph exhibit featuring the different terrains of Kurobe Gorge, such as Tsurugi Falls, Jujikyo (a cross-shaped gorge), and an S-shaped gorge.

Near the visitor center are many trails and inns with hot spring baths, as well as a seasonal foot bath that's accessible from late spring to autumn.

visitor center  
Open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (when the Kurobekyokoku railway is running)
Closed During the winter
Cost Free of charge
Foreign Languages Languages: English (videos in English, Chinese, and Korean)
Address Kurobe Okuyama, Unazuki Town, Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture
Phone (+81) 0765-62-1155
Website (Japanese)

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