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AreaNorthern Miyagi

Mt. Kurikoma Hiking

栗駒山 | Mount Kurikoma

Incredible vistas, fall foliage, and hot springs

Photo by Wesley Keppel-Henry

Photo by Roger Smith

Photo by Wesley Keppel-Henry

Photo by Wesley Keppel-Henry

Details

ADDRESS

Kurihara City, Miyagi Prefecture

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

To Iwakagamidaira

95 minutes by bus from Ishikoshi Station (石越駅) or 70 minutes by bus from Kurikomakogen Station (栗駒高原駅). Board a Kurikomayama Koyogo (栗駒山 紅葉号) bus bound for Iwakagamidaira (いわかがみ平). Alight at Iwakagamidaira, the final stop. The Koyogo Bus runs weekends & holidays during fall color season (late September–late October) only. See timetable here.

To Sukawa Onsen trailhead

90 minutes by bus from Ichinoseki Station (一ノ関駅). Board Sukawa Onsen Line (須川温泉線) bus bound for Sukawa Onsen (須川温泉). Alight at Sukawa Onsen, the final stop. Bus runs April 26–November 3 for 2019. Timetables here (weekdays) and here (weekend & holidays).

ADMISSION

Free

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

No

HOURS

Always open

CLOSED DAYS

Winter season is early November–late April. Please refrain from hiking during this time without proper winter mountaineering equipment and experience.

TATTOO POLICY

Sukawa Onsen: Generally OK, but bathers may be asked to conceal their tattoos with a towel.

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