National Parks of Japan Protecting our natural heritage for future generations

Towada, Oirase, HakkodaTowada-Hachimantai National Park


Park Etiquette

In order for everyone to have a pleasant experience, the visitors to the national parks are advised to respect nature and observe the following:

For the conservation of nature

  • Do not throw away any trash.
  • Do not pick wildflowers or damage plants.
  • Do not feed any wild animals.
  • No hunting or fishing.
  • No smoking while walking.
  • Fires or campfires is permitted in only designated area.
  • Asiatic black bears inhabit the area. Be careful not to encounter them.
  • Stay on the trail and footpath. Pets are not allowed on any trails.
  • Put a cover on a stock or a pole to prevent trail damage.
  • Make course plan that fits you. Being safe is based on having good judgment.