Akasawa Natural Recreational Forest赤沢自然休養林
Known as the birthplace of forest bathing, Akasawa Natural Recreational Forest is a natural coniferous forest of Kiso Hinoki (Japanese cypress trees) of over 300 years old. It has been selected as one of the three most beautiful forests in Japan and one of the Ministry of the Environment's 100 best aromatic landscapes. The forest is home to walking trails, places to stay, workshops, and restaurants, etc. Many people come here to forest bath so they can relax and de-stress.
Nagano Prefecture Kiso-gun Kamimatsu-cho Akasawa Ogawa entered the forest
Nagano Prefecture Kiso-gun Kamimatsu-cho Akasawa Ogawa entered the forest [map]
- Mid-Nov.-Late Apr.
- Free admission
- Parking Lot
- Credit Card
- Not available
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Nagano Main Areas
Nagano prefecture is an exciting mix of mountains, hot spring monkeys, and preserved Edo history. At the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is one of the country’s most popular destinations, whether in winter for its snow sports and the much-loved Jigokudani Monkey Park or in the warmer months for discovering the undulating hills on foot. For fantastic Edo architecture, head to the Kiso Valley for a 60-kilometer stretch of quaint wooden buildings that marked the Nakasendo route 200 years ago.