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Oirase Stream

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Address: Okuse, Towada 034-0301, Aomori Prefecture
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Beautiful but busy

Beautiful place during the fall. We were a couple of weeks before peak autumn colors but still enjoyed some red and orange foliage. Expect lots of other tourists during fall... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place during the fall. We were a couple of weeks before peak autumn colors but still enjoyed some red and orange foliage. Expect lots of other tourists during fall color display especially at popular stops (waterfalls etc) along the trail. Very easy trail. Pretty much level the entire length. We took the JR bus from Shin Aomori train station.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit place in Aomori. I rented a car instead of using JR bus because I did not want to stick to the bus schedule. Along the road to this attraction area was full of stunning view of autumn color.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

You should try to walk along the road in winter time to take picture of red leaf of maple. It's quite an experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Not difficult walk at all. Suitable for all ages. For one day visitor. Take bus to 石戶 then walk towards 子口 It takes about 4 hours easy walk. You can take a bus to Towada lake for late lunch. Towada lake salmon 800 yen sold at the small vendor near the lake or you can have proper meal set in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Peaceful and not crowded at all. Good walking path that takes about 4 hours total, but you can certainly choose certain portions to walk if you'd like less time on foot. Rushing water, many waterfalls of all sizes, and excessive greenery. Trees just starting to turn for Autumn in late September. Can walk as much or little as you want.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Despite the rain, I made the hike from Oirase Keiryu Hotel all the way to Nenoguchi at Lake Towada. Since it was raining, there weren't that many people so it was very peaceful. The hike itself was fairly easy, mostly on level ground. At Nenoguchi, I took the ferry accross the lake to Yasumiya, then took the JR Tohoku bus... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We traveled to this area from our son's home in Misawa the day after Typhoon Lionrock. Therefore, the water was flowing fast and that made for great pictures of the waterfalls! We started at the main visitor area which had a little museum, a little restaurant, and restrooms, and walked for about an hour before retracing our steps. I would... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This rushing stream is spectacular in all seasons. As part of a tour in May, we hiked for only about 1.5 hours, but it was very rewarding. Hike as much of it as you can. It's flat terrain. Take time to sit along the stream, take in the sights, sounds and smells and enjoy the foliage as well as the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We visited in July on a daytrip, so did not see the famous autumn foliage, but even then I found this to be a highly enjoyable experience. The walk itself was quite easy, and I wish we had more time to cover more of the area. We walked about 3 km, and got to see 2 waterfalls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I was hesitant about taking the almost 3hr bus ride from Aomori to Nenokuchi. Just wasn't sure if the stream was worth the ride. Well, it was! I had no regrets at all. Firstly, the bus ride was pleasant with about 3 stops along the way for toilet breaks as well as to allow passengers to get a drink/snack. Once... More 

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