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Okuse, Towada 034-0301, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the first week of August as we parked our car along the narrow road near other cars . Oirase Stream runs in a gorge and a trail follows it for about 9 kilometers long, between Nenokuchi and Ishigedo. Since we didn’t plan to...More

Thank sagiberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The track was damp when we did it but easily passable. To the lake from the other end was 3.5 hours walking plus stopping time. A pleasant nature experience.

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s cool and beautiful for summer break! Weather is beautiful and easy to travel around. Greenery everywhere and the stream orchestrates heavenly like sound of music.

Thank tas2022
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

An easy walk with great scenery. Many cascades and waterfalls. Really enjoyable in the summer time. You can take your time and pick the distances you want to do. Highly recommended.

Thank John G
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Did a nature walk along the Oirase river/stream. It was a wet day and a bit muddy and terrain a bit uneven at many parts, but I survived. Better than sweltering hot. Glad I wore my walking boot which kept my feet safe and dry....More

Thank susan t
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

This is quite a scenic walk alongside the Oirase river flowing out of lake Towada. The path is easy to walk and there are lots of very scenic spots with rapids, waterfalls etc. The English info I could find on this place sucked though so...More

3  Thank Asterix135
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Very fresh and interesting forest with stream, walking and enjoying along the oirase stream with a tour guide brings you a special pleasure, many small waterfall with moss-covered rocks, plants in fresh air. There are 4 stops if your ride a shuttle bus provided by...More

Thank Peiee
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Go hiking and breath the fresh air were the best things to do with this river! You will see thousands of kinds of plants along the river side.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

It is a fantastic trekking route at approx. 14km for 1-day exercise with a variety of streams, waterfalls, plants.

1  Thank Sheila L
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I love this place from all the first sight. It is like you and the nature are combined into one world and words are all meaningless here, just enjoy what you see and feel.

1  Thank Veronica L
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Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
Oirase Mountan Stream is just a stream leading to Towada Lake and being a very popular walking trail for visitors both local and overseas. There is a vehicular road by the side of the stream with onsen hotels located on... More
December 29, 2017|
Response from YTCHENG | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, the easiest way from Hirosaki to Oirase is by way of JR. Take the early local train from Hirosaki JR Station to Aomori JR Station. The terminal of JR bus to Oirase is just in front of Aomori JR Station. I... More