Towada-Hachimantai National Park

An Ancient Forest Trek to Naganuma Pond

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An ancient path leads you to the healing spot of Naganuma Pond

Naganuma Pond is tucked away in the quiet marshlands and primeval forests of Towada-Hachimantai National Park. Take a leisurely 4-kilometer round-trip journey to this famed healing spot for an unforgettable immersive experience of nature at 1,100 meters above sea level.

Along the way, you'll breathe in the cleansing air of the Japanese beech, Erman's birch, and Maries' fir trees. From June through October, the forest foliage and alpine blooms make for picture-perfect walks. Feast your eyes on the flowers and plants in the forest, the Oyachi Marsh, and Naganuma Pond, and let nature restore you.

activity   guided   sightseeing   walking   hiking  
Available Summer (Jun-Aug), Autumn (Sep-Nov)
Duration Half-day course: approx 180 min
Cost Participation fee (per person). Adults 1 person: 5,000 yen/person; 2-3 people: 2,500 yen/person; 4 or more people: 2,000 yen/person Children (age 15 and under) 1,000 yen
Contact Hachimantai Visitor Center
Address 2 Onuma, Hachimantai, Kazuno, Akita
Phone (+81) 0186-31-2714

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