Nature & Parks

List of National and Quasi-national Parks

List of National Parks

NumberNational ParkData of DesignationArea(ha)Prefecture
1 Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu Sept. 20, 1974 21,222 Hokkaido
2 Shiretoko June 1, 1964 38,633 Hokkaido
3 Akan Dec. 4, 1934 90,481 Hokkaido
4 Kushiro Shitsugen July 31,1987 26,861 Hokkaido
5 Daisetsuzan Dec. 4, 1934 226,764 Hokkaido
6 Shikotsu-Toya May. 16, 1949 99,302 Hokkaido
7 Towada-Hachimantai Feb.1, 1936 85,409 Aomori, Iwate, Akita
8 Rikuchu Kaigan May. 2, 1955 12,198 Iwate, Miyagi
9 Bandai-Asahi Sept. 5, 1959 187,041 Yamagata, Fukushima, Niigata
10 Nikko Dec. 4, 1934 140,164 Fukushima, Tochigi, Gunma, Niigata
11 Joshinetsu Kogen Sept. 7, 1949 189,062 Gunma, Niigata, Nagano
12 Chichibu-Tama July 10, 1950 121,600 Saitama, Tokyo, Yamanashi, Nagano
13 Ogasawara Oct. 16, 1972 6,099 Tokyo
14 Fuji-Hakone-Izu Feb. 1, 1936 122,690 Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Shizuoka
15 Chubu Sangaku Dec. 4, 1934 174,323 Niigata, Toyama, Nagano, Gifu
16 Hakusan Nov. 12, 1962 47,700 Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Gifu
17 Minami Alps June 1, 1964 35,752 Yamanashi, Nagano, Shizuoka
18 Ise-Shima Nov. 20, 1946 59,549 Mie
19 Yoshino-Kumano Feb. 1, 1936 59,798 Mie, Nara, Wakayama
20 Sanin Kaigan July 15, 1963 8,763 Kyoto, Hyogo, Tottori
21 Setonaikai Mar. 16, 1934 62,781 Hyogo, Wakayama, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Fukuoka, Oita
22 Daisen-Oki Feb. 1, 1936 31,927 Tottori, Shimane, Okayama
23 Ashizuri-Uwakai Nov. 10, 1972 11,166 Ehime, Kochi
24 Saikai Mar. 16, 1955 24,636 Nagasaki
25 Unzen-Amakusa Mar. 16, 1934 28,289 Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima
26 Aso-Kuju Dec. 4, 1934 72,680 Kumamoto, Oita
27 Kirishima-Yaku Mar. 16, 1934 54,833 Miyazaki, Kagoshima
28 Iriomote May 15, 1972 12,506 Okinawa
Total : 2,048,229 ha

As of August 31, 1994

List of Quasi-national Parks

NumberQuasi-national parkData of designationArea(ha)Prefecture
1 Shokanbetsu-Teuri-Yagishiri August 1, 1990 43,559 Hokkaido
2 Abashiri July 1, 1958 37,261 Hokkaido
3 Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan July 24, 1963 19,009 Hokkaido
4 Hidaka Sanmyaku-Erimo October 1, 1981 103,447 Hokkaido
5 Onuma July 1, 1958 9,083 Hokkaido
6 Shimokita Hanto July 22, 1968 18,728 Aomori
7 Tsugaru March 31 1975 25,966 Aomori
8 Hayachine June 10, 1982 5,463 Iwate
9 Kurikorna July 22, 1968 77,122 Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata
1O Minami-Sanriku Kinkazan March 30, 1979 13,902 Miyagi
11 Zao August 8, 1963 39,635 Miyagi, Yamagata
12 Oga May 15, 1973 8,156 Akita
13 Chokai July 24, 1963 28,373 Akita, Yamagata
14 Echigo Sanzan-Tadami May 15, 1973 86,129 Fukushima, Niigata
15 Suigo-Tsukuba March 3, 1959 34,309 Ibaragi, Chiba
16 Myogi-Arafune-Saku Kogen April 10, 1969 13,123 Gunma, Nagano
17 Minami Boso August 1, 1958 5,685 Chiba
18 Meiji Memorial Forest Takao December 11, 1967 770 Tokyo
19 Tanzawa-Oyama March 25, 1965 27,572 Kanagawa
20 Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama July 27, 1950 29,464 Niigata
21 Noto Hanto May 1, 1968 9,672 Toyama, Ishikawa
22 Echizen-Kaga Kaigan May 1, 1968 9,246 Ishikawa, Fukui
23 Wakasa Wan June 1, 1955 21,091 Fukui, Kyoto
24 Yatsugatake-Chushin Kogen June 1 1964 39,857 Yamanashi, Nagano
25 Tenryu-Okumikawa October 1 1969 25,756 Nagano, Shizuoka, Aichi
26 Ibi-Sekigahara-Yoro December 28, 1970 20,219 Gifu
27 Hida-Krso Gawa March 3, 1964 18,075 Gifu, Aichi
28 Aichi Kogen December 28, 1970 21,705 Aichi
29 Mikawa Wan April 10, 1958 9,443 Aichi
30 Suzuka July 22, 1968 29,821 Mie, Shiga
31 Muroo-Akame-Aoyama December 28, 1970 26,308 Nara
32 Biwako July 24, 1950 97,672 Shiga, Kyoto
33 Meiji Memorial Forest Minoo December 11, 1967 963 Osaka
34 Kongo-Ikoma April 10, 1958 15,564 Osaka, Nara
35 Hyonosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan April 10, 1969 48,803 Hyogo, Tottori, Okayama
36 Yamato-Aogaki December 28, 1970 5,742 Nara
37 Koya-Ryujin March 23, 1967 19,198 Nara, Wakayama
38 Hiba-Dogo-Taishaku July 24, 1963 7,808 Tottori, Shimane, Hiroshima
39 Nishi-Chugoku Sanchi January 10, 1969 28,553 Shimane, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi
40 Kita-Nagato Kaigan November 1, 1955 8,021 Yamaguchi
41 Akiyoshidai November 1, 1955 4,502 Yamaguchi
42 Tsurugisan March 3, 1964 20,961 Tokushima, Kochi
43 Muroto-Anan Kaigan June 1, 1964 7,216 Tokushima, Kochi
44 Ishizuchi November 1, 1955 10,683 Ehime, Kochi
45 Kita-Kyushu October 16, 1972 8,249 Fukuoka
46 Genkai June 1, 1956 10,561 Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki
47 Yaba-Hita-Hikosan July 29, 1950 85,023 Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Oita
48 Iki-Tsushima July 22, 1968 11,950 Nagasaki
49 Kyushu-Chuo Sanchi May 15, 1982 27,096 Kumamoto, Miyazaki
50 Nippo Kaigan February 15, 1974 8,518 Oita, Miyazaki
51 Sobo-Katamuki March 25, 1965 22,000 Oita, Miyazaki
52 Nichinan Kaigan June 1, 1955 4,542 Miyazaki, Kagoshima
53 Amami Gunto February 15, 1974 7,861 Kagoshima
54 Okinawa Kaigan May 15, 1972 10,320 Okinawa
55 Okinawa Senseki May 15, 1972 3,127 Okinawa
Total: 1,332,882 ha

(As of March 31, 1994)

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