National Parks of Japan Protecting our natural heritage for future generations

KirishimaKirishima-Kinkowan National Park

The breath of the volcanoes, beautiful mountain scenery, and placid forests and lakes—Experience the rich natural world and history of Japan’s first national park.
The Kirishima area gives you the chance to encounter mountains brimming with volcanic activity and indulge in the many blessings these magnificent peaks bestow upon us across the land. There are a variety of courses that allow you to fully enjoy the nature and history of Kirishima. Climb mountains to look out over the vast volcanic landscape, see beautiful wildflowers and marshlands, hike through forests of gigantic trees, and drive around to legendary sites and hot springs. Whatever path you choose to take, use these recommended courses as your guide.
* In case of adverse weather or if you are not feeling well, make a safe hiking and cycling plan that includes some flexibility and avoid pushing yourself.

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