Towada-Hachimantai National Park (Hachimantai area)

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Hachimantai Visitor Center

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The entrance of Volcanic Museum, Hachimantai Visitor Center

The Hachimantai Visitor Center is operated by the Ministry of the Environment, located the other side of Onuma Pond in Hachimantai region. With diorama and films, you can easily learn about nature in Hachimantai, including flora and fauna and the process of its formation. Our free guided tours for the Onuma Nature Observation Trails are also available. The most updated nature information is provided for the mountain climbers and hikers.

The variety of events such as hiking and nature observation meeting is planned for you to fully experience nature of the Hachimantai region.


Business hours 9:00-17:00
Usage charges Free
Closed Early November-Early April
Supported foreign language No (Japanese only)
Postal address 2 Onuma, Hachimantai, Kazuno City, Akita Prefecture
Tel 0186-31-2714
Website (URL)

Staff to explain exhibits

Staff to explain exhibits

Staff to guide the mud volcanoes of Onuma Pond

Staff to guide the mud volcanoes of Onuma Pond

Hachimantai Visitor Center
  • By bus : 90 min. by bus from Morioka station. Get off at Sakura Koen-mae
    Approx. 40 min. from Kazuno-Hachimantai IC