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Walk with picturesque scenery along the river

The 14 KM long Oirase Stream provides visitors a beautiful venue for walking particularly during... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hong Kong, China
Haven for nature lovers

During Autumn, the path along this stream is transformed into a beautiful and colourful picture in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Okuse, Towada 034-0301, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove along this route to and from our hotel in Lake Towada. It is indeed just as beautiful as described but to us the crowds robbed it of any real value. Be aware that in the Autumn Peak the road is closed from 10am...More

Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed 4 days ago

The 14 KM long Oirase Stream provides visitors a beautiful venue for walking particularly during autumn months. The views along the stream are breathtaking with colorful trees as background for photo-taking. Most visitors will not stroll along the whole stream because of time constraints. Hop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

During Autumn, the path along this stream is transformed into a beautiful and colourful picture in every which way you turn! It is really a nature lovers paradise. The path is very easy to walk, not much of up and down hill. There are more...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful Oirase Keiryu river which is great to go for an easy walk. The Autumn leaves color make the scenery look fantastic and peacefull. Wish to visit here again .....

Thank azamer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned to visit the area with a full day plan, which turned out to be good planning. The whole stream is 14 KM long but most likely tourists will only pick their favourite spots and drive by and stop for a few photos. We...More

Thank Leung L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is 13 kilometres of river with rapids, waterfalls and plenty of temperate rain forest. It provides numerous opportunities to get that special digital image. It can be busy but it still provides solitude for the walker. The paths are easy to negotiate although good...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Towada-Ko lake and Oirase mountain stream are one of the most beautiful place I think they are as Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia. You’d better to wear sports shoes and attire suitable for tracking.

Thank Sassasan
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Lake Towada empties through Oirase stream which flows through Oirase Gorge with its 20 or so waterfalls. While there is a road squeezed in between the steep mountainsides and the stream there is also a 9 km long well maintained hiking path designed with elderly...More

Thank AhasverSaoPaulo
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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 2 September 2018 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 DennisJ90
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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
29 December 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