Best trails in Aomori, Japan

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Trying to find the best Aomori trails? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Hachinohe Shi, Sannohe or Towada, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 12 moderate trails in Aomori ranging from 0.8 to 33.1 miles and from 32 to 3,382 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Aomori, Japan
Top trails (18)
#1 - Lake Aoba Loop
Sanriku Fukko (reconstruction) National Park
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 4 h 58 m
This walking course goes around Lake Aoba (青葉湖), which is a dam lake. You can enjoy the stunning landscapes of the beauty of the four seasons, especially the autumn leaves from the observatory on the shore.Show more
#2 - Hakkoda Mountains Loop
Towada-Hachimantai National Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 44 m
Hakkoda Mountains (八甲田山) Created from ancient eruptions and volcanic activity are still ongoing. The highest peak, Mount Odake has magnificent 360-degree views overlooking the northern land of Tohoku to Hokkaido. The area is also known for various beautiful marshes in the area.Show more
#3 - Tsuta Onsen Loop
Towada-Hachimantai National Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h
Tsuta Onsen Loop (蔦温泉周回コース) This trail takes you through the Tsutanuma Swamp, rivers and the forest of Tsuta. It is also a kid and family friendly trail.Show more
#4 - Mount Eboshi
Kamikita, Aomori, Japan
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Mount Eboshi (烏帽子岳) is known for its excellent views from the summit of Tsugaru and Shimokita Peninsulas. Show more
#5 - Oshima Island
Higashitsugaru, Aomori, Japan
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 48 m
Oshima Island (大島) is a rocky coast and there is a bridge from the tip of Natsumarizaki on this island where you can cross the sea even at high tide. This route leads you through the bridge to Oshima Island and offers you a wonderful view of Mutsu Bay and Aomori.Show more
#6 - Mount Sarukura - Mount Komagamine Loop
Towada-Hachimantai National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
Mount Sarukura - Mount Komagamine Loop (猿倉岳 - 駒ヶ峰ループ) Heads to Mount Sarukura and Mount Komagamine via the tough trail covered with thick bamboo bushes from the trailhead at Sarukura Onsen hot springs. On the way, hikers also will pass through several streams.Show more
#7 - Mount Odake
Towada-Hachimantai National Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
Mount Otake (大岳) is the highest peak in the Hakkoda Mountains. This mountain has a 360-degree view overlooking the magnificent northern land from the mountains of Tohoku to Hokkaido. This trail starts from Sukayu Onsen and heads to Mount Odake, and this is also useful for winter climbing.Show more
#8 - Mount Hashikami
Sanriku Fukko (reconstruction) National Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m
Mount Hashikami (階上岳) Located on the border between Iwate and Aomori prefectures. From the top, you can enjoy not only the city of Hachinohe and the Pacific Ocean but also the Shimokita Peninsula and Mount Hakkoda. The trail heads to the summit of the mountain via Mount Obiraki.Show more
#9 - Tanesashi Coast Trail
Sanriku Fukko (reconstruction) National Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Tanesashi Coast Trail (種差海岸) This trail goes along Tanesashi Coast which includes the beautiful Natural Lawn. You can enjoy the various flowers that bloom in each season, and the superb grass meadows.Show more
#10 - Osuka Coast Trail
Hachinohe Shi, Aomori, Japan
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Osuka Coast Trail (大須賀海岸) This route goes along a very scenic stretch of coast trail via the Iconic spot of the city, Ashigezaki Scenic Lookout which is an observation deck on craggily stony cliffs, and the raging sea below.Show more
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