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Best trails in Japan

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Ready to check out the best trails in Japan? AllTrails has 417 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Fuji Hakone Izu National Park or Daisetsuzan National Park or for trails in Yamanashi, Kagoshima or Hokkaido - we've got you covered. If you're looking for great state park trails check out Tanzawa-Ōyama Quasi-National Park in Kanagawa or Chokai Quasi-National Park in Akita. Or for some great local park options, check out Onshi-Hakone Park near , Kanagawa. Ready for some activity? There are 193 moderate trails in Japan ranging from 0.7 to 79.8 miles and from 22 to 9,957 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount Yatsugatake Loop Traii
Chino Shi, Nagano, Japan
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 7 h 58 m
Mount Yatsugatake Loop Traii is a 11.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Chino Shi, Nagano, Japan that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily uShow more
#2 - Mount Fuji (Fujisan) Yoshida Trail
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 8 h 1 m
Mount Fuji (Fujisan) Yoshida Trail is a 11.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fujiyoshida Shi, Yamanashi, Japan that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more
#3 - Mount Fuji Trail (Subashiri Trail)
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 6 h 49 m
Subashiri trail is one of four main trails leading up to the summit of Mount Fuji. Subashiri is a much less crowded route compared to the more popular Yoshida trail. There are fewer huts on the trail,Show more
#4 - Mount Tonodake via Bodai Pass
Tanzawa-Ōyama Quasi-National Park
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 5 h 17 m
Mount Tonodake via Bodai Pass is a 8.2 mile out and back trail located near Hadano Shi, Kanagawa, Japan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#5 - Nakasendo Trail: Magome to Tsumago
Nakatsugawa Shi, Gifu, Japan
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Hiking from Magome to Tsumago in the Japanese Alps. This hike is a small section of the former Nakasendo (once connected Tokyo with Kyoto during the Edo Period.) The trail is a well maintained and welShow more
#6 - Mt Tonodake
Hadano Shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 5 h 54 m
Mt Tonodake is a 8.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Hadano Shi, Kanagawa, Japan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#7 - Fushimi-Inari Walking Tour
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Dedicated to the gods of rice and business, Fushimi-Inari is the main shrine of more than 30,000 such shrines in Japan. To ensure happiness and success in business, many companies and individuals makShow more
#8 - Mount Oyama Loop
Tanzawa-Ōyama Quasi-National Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
Mount Oyama Loop is a 5.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Isehara Shi, Kanagawa, Japan that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#9 - Mount Fujiwara
Inabe Shi, Mie, Japan
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 6 h 39 m
Mount Fujiwara is a 10 mile loop trail located near Inabe Shi, Mie, Japan that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#10 - Mount Fuji via Fujiyoshida Trail from Fuji Sengen Shrine
Fuji Hakone Izu National Park
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Length: 17.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Mount Fuji via Fujiyoshida Trail from Fuji Sengen Shrine is a 17.1 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Fujiyoshida Shi, Yamanashi, Japan that features beautiful wild flowers and Show more
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