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Best trails in Okinawa

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Trying to find the best Okinawa trails? AllTrails has 30 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Kunigami, Nago or Uruma Shi, we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 12 easy trails in Okinawa ranging from 0.6 to 8.8 miles and from 16 to 1,062 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 Okinawa
Top trails (30)
#1 - Mount Awadake
Nago, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
Do not bring dogs or young children. It's also suggested avoiding the trail after a rainfall, it just gets a little slick when it’s wet! You can park near the community center, then walk down a roadShow more
#2 - Mount Ishikawa Loop
Uruma Shiminnomori Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
There are a number of secondary trails to hike. You will enjoy Okinawa's forest walk and great views. The parking is near by the start point of this trail so it's easy to access to it.Show more
#3 - Jawbone Ridge
Kunigami, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 2 m
Parking: Two locations to park for the route. One is where the marker is dropped. Second is if you take a left and drive up the hill towards the actual route start point. There is plenty of space and Show more
#4 - Indy Jones Mile of Tamagusuku
Nanjo, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 27 m
Indy Jones Mile of Tamagusuku is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nanjo, Okinawa, Japan that features a cave and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#5 - Hiji Falls Trail
Kunigami, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
Hiji Falls Trail is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Kunigami, Okinawa, Japan that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#6 - Yamada Trail
Uruma Shi, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Yamada Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Uruma Shi, Okinawa, Japan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbShow more
#7 - Okinawa Prefectural People's Forest
Nago, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Okinawa Prefectural People's Forest is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nago, Okinawa, Japan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers aShow more
#8 - Mt. Katsuu Dake Trail
Kunigami, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 41 m
The trail has plenty of parking and an onsite restroom. There is also a building at the south end of the parking lot that provides great views and picture opportunities. Once you hit the trail its uphShow more
#9 - Okinawa Distance Hike (3-day North-South)
Kunigami, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 77.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
Much of the route is along Route 58 which is a busy 2-4 lane roadway (especially in the mid-section of the island) going North/South throughout Okinawa. The first half of the hike is along the coast aShow more
#10 - Fukugawa Falls
Nago, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 45 m
Fukugawa Falls is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Nago, Okinawa, Japan that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking Show more
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