Plan Your Visit

Good to Know

This section contains practical information geared toward helping you gain a fuller appreciation of Japan's national parks. Learn about park rules that may differ from those in your country and pick up safety- and disaster-related tips that could prove useful when exploring unfamiliar terrain in a natural calamity-prone country.

You'll also find detailed overviews of the national parks' numerous visitor centers; downloads for maps, brochures and other materials related to the parks; a selection of useful links; and a list of FAQs that should help shed light on questions that might arise when reading other parts of the site.