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  • Tsukuehama Banyagun
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Shimohei-gun Tanohatamura Tsukue 142-3
    About three hours from Morioka by bus or train. These banya, or fishermen's huts, symbolize the connection between the Rikuchu Coast's natural environment and the lives of its people. Tanohata Banya Ecotourism is the idea behind their nature experience programs. There are lots of hands-on activities that let you get in touch with nature, including riding in a small fishing boat known as a sappa, making your own shell art, etc. A guide will accompany you trekking on the Kitayamazaki Nature Trail, which has been selected as one of Japan's 100 best walks. The guide speaks in a friendly Tohoku dialect.
  • Kitayamazaki Nature Guided Trekking
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Shimohei-gun Tanohata Mura Kitayama 129-10 Kitayamazaki Visitor Center
    Shared tourist taxis run from Tanohata Station. Trekking is available with local guides along the Michinoku Shiokaze Trail, including Kitayamazaki. They know the Tanohata area well, and the treks can be adapted to your fitness level and time available, as well as to your preferred course or theme. You can take in highlights such as earthquake remnants, the Unosu Cliff Nature Trail, and the Kitayamazaki Nature Trail, which has been selected as one of Japan's 100 Best Walks. You'll enjoy hiking in the great outdoors while experiencing the story and background of the area.
  • Uchimagi Valley Shower Climbing
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Kuji-shi Yamagatacho Oguni 16-100-15 (Magi Visitor Center)
    This limited-time sport from July to September is when you try to reach the goal across large and small waterfalls while walking and swimming in the river against the flow of the Uchimaki mountain streams. You can enjoy the exhilaration and thrills while feeling the stream of the river and the clear air of the forest. Beginners can feel at ease because it is led by an instructor. Everyone from elementary school-age children can participate, and it is perfect for families. To join, contact the Furusato Taiken Gakushu Kyokai. The meeting place for the activity is the Uchimagi Visitor Center.
  • River Park Niisato
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Miyako-shi Shige 8-53
    Located about a 90-minute drive from Morioka-minami Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway, this comprehensive recreation park is situated on a hill overlooking the Heigawa River. Centered on the “Yuttarikan,” an exchange promotion center where you can enjoy five types of hot water and saunas, it has indoor sports grounds covered with all-weather artificial turf, automobile campgrounds and other facilities scattered across its ten hectares. It is an outdoor spot where you can fully experience rich nature, such as fishing and canoeing experiences on the Heigawa River, wild bird watching, nature walks and pottery experiences. You can even get a complete view of the star-filled sky overhead.
  • Koropokkur Land
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Kunohe-gun Kunohemura Esashika 9-81
    Koropokkuru Land is located about a five-minute drive from the Kunohe Interchange on the Hachinohe Expressway. It is a general-purpose leisure spot in a forest of Japanese larch trees in the foothills of Mt. Oritsumedake inside the Oritsume Basenkyo Prefectural Natural Park. It was created for the objective of facilitating interactions between villagers and city residents, and it contains the Tohoku region's first officially approved BMX course and BMX park, along with a playground and campground. Visitors can stay in a treehouse with a steep roof and use outdoor cooking facilities, and engage in other outdoor activities that are ideal for families. They can also bathe in the management building known as the Kunohe Village Interaction Promotion Center.
  • Millet Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Kunohe-gun Karumaimachi Sannai 33-53-1
    This park is located about a twenty-minute drive from the Kunohe Interchange on the Hachinohe Expressway. It is an outdoor spot where visitors can fully experience the natural wonders of the Mt. Oritsume-dakeinside the Oritsume Basenkyo Prefectural Natural Park. At the restaurant in the park, visitors can try handmade soba noodles made entirely from locally grown buckwheat or Tartary buckwheat, as well as making their own soba noodles. A full range of campsites and cottages are available and are recommended as bases for climbing Mt. Oritsume or hiking. Nearby is Dake no Wakkutsu, one of Iwate Prefecture's twenty most famous natural springs, which supposedly grants a long life to those who drink its waters. The park is open from mid-April to the end of October.
  • Tonan Tsudoi Forest
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Morioka-shi Yuzawa 1-88
    This park is located in Yuzawa 1 Chiwari, Morioka City. In addition to permanently installed tents and bungalows and campsites equipped with wooden athletic equipment, the site contains a barbecue house, tennis courts, and multi-purpose facilities, as well as experiential learning events, such as woodworking lessons, a store that sells handcrafted items, a restaurant, and a folk museum.
  • Lake Gando Family Vacation Village
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Morioka-shi Yabukawa Kame Hashi 33-4
    This is a recreational facility located in Kamehashi, Yabukawa, Tamayama Ward, Moriolka City. In a lush natural environment on the shores of Lake Gando in the Sotoyama Hayakawa Highlands Provincial Nature Park, it is equipped with an auto campground, tennis courts, open spaces, and walking trails. The Lake Gando festival is held every September.
  • Iwatekenritu Child Ctr yuwatekodomonomori
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Ninohegunichinohemachi Okunakayama Nishitako 1468-2
  • ROUND1 Stadium Morioka
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Morioka-shi Moriokaekinishitori 2-10-35
  • Water jump shizukuishi Keppareland
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Iwategunshizukuishichou Minamihata 21-26-15 Keppare land
  • Koiwai Farm Makiba Sono
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Iwate-gun Shizukuishicho 26-chiwari Maruyachi 36-1
  • Koryusokushin Ctr Yuttaritate
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Miyakoshi Moichi Eighth allotment of land 53
  • Funakoshi Family Vacation Village
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Shimohei-gun Yamadamachi Funakoshi
  • Gosekokenritusoteijo
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Tsunagi Removal key 4-1
  • Astro roman Daito
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Ichinosekishi Daitouchouohara Yamaguchi 51-8
  • Shepia Nado
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Miyakoshi Rinkoudori 1-20
  • Amusement BOXLIVE
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Oshu-shi Mizusawa Sakurakawa Michishita 26-1
  • Goyouofunatomarina
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Ofunatoshi Akasakichou Nagahama 230
  • Taneichi Fisherina
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Iwate Pref. Kunohegunhironochou Taneichi 20 allotment of land 178

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A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region’s delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you’ll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.

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