Best partially paved trails in Japan

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Explore the most popular partially paved trails in Japan with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of partially paved trails in Japan
Top trails (239)
#1 - Mount Oyama Loop
Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
Mount Nabewari Loop (大山ループコース) Take a hike at Mount Oyama, which is easily accessible from Tokyo and is busy with hikers during the climbing season. The trail is a mixture of rocky terrain and forest paths. The views of Mt. Fuji and The Tanzawa Mountains from the summit are truly spectacular. There are also camping sites, temples, and historical sites around Oyama and Hinata.Show more
#2 - Akame 48 Waterfalls Trail
Muro-Akame-Aoyama Quasi-National Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
四季折々の美しい風景が広がる、深山幽谷と数々の滝から成る有名なコースです。美しい滝と新鮮な山の空気を味わうことができます。Show more
#3 - Fushimi Inari Walking Tour
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Fushimi Inari Walking Tour (稲荷山散策ルート) The main shrine of more than 30,000 shrines in Japan is the Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社), and the origin of the Inari faith is Mount Inari. As a god of good harvest, prosperous business, peace, and prosperity in the household, and fulfillment of various wishes, it is widely worshiped all over the country. To enhance business well-being and success, many companies and individuals visit and offer here every year. The names of companies and individuals are also engraved on the 10,000 or so vermilion torii gates. Although the shrine has existed since the early 8th century, all of the buildings are more recent. The complex is located at the base of Inari-san (Mount Inari) and includes trails up the mountain to many other smaller shrines, called "Otsuka". About 2.5 million people will visit Fushimi Inari Taisha during "Hatsumoude". It is the first event visiting shrines and temples after the new year to show their gratitude for the past year and pray for the safety and peace of the new year.Show more
#4 - Senjogahara - Odashirogahara
Nikko National Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
Senjogahara - Odashirogahara (戦場ヶ原 - 小田代原) trail is located in one of famous marshland belts of Japan (Okunikko). This is a well maintained trail that offers beautiful views and opportunities to see wildlife.Show more
#5 - Okinawa Resident of Prefectural Forest
Nago, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Okinawa Resident of Prefectural Forest (沖縄県 県民の森) Okinawa Resident of Prefectural Forest offers a lot to do such as mountain climbing, walking, nature exploration, sports, camping, park golf and other outdoor activities on the promenade in the vast natural forest of Okinawa. There are some nice view spots overlooking the beautiful Mission Beach and the East China Sea. Enjoy the nature with your family, kids and friends!Show more
#6 - Yamanobe No Michi
Sakurai, Nara, Japan
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 49 m
The oldest ancient road, Yamanobe No Michi (山の辺の道) From Sakurai in Nara to Tenri, a great hiking course leads you along the oldest mountain road in Japan. It has many signs with directions and passes through numerous temples, shrines, and observation decks. You can fully enjoy the opportunity to see the ancient history of Nara.Show more
#7 - Nakasendo: Magome - Tsumago
Nakatsugawa Shi, Gifu, Japan
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Length: 7.0 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
このコースは、かつて江戸時代に東京と京都がつながっていた旧中山道の馬籠 - 妻籠区間です。歩道はよく整備されており、ほぼ全ての標識が英語と日本語で表示されています。 歩道は全体的に石畳で、街や森、そして畑を通り抜けます。途中道を通る人が鳴らすように推奨されている熊よけの鈴も多く見かけます。 また、馬籠観光案内所で、熊よけのベルを借りることもできます。(ベルの保証料金を一時的に支払う必要がありますが、返却時に返金されます。)Show more
#8 - Kongo Falls
Akiruno, Tokyo, Japan
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Kongo Falls (金剛の滝) Head to the stunning Kongo Falls from the Komine Visitor Center by the lush green trail that the incline continues.Show more
#9 - Hanno Station - Mt. Tonosu - Mt. Tenran
Hanno, Saitama, Japan
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
This course begins from Hanno Station (飯能駅) to Mount Tonosu (多峯主山) and Mount Tenran(天覧山). After passing Mount Tenran, the environment becomes richer with nature and scenic views. The summit of Mount Tonosu has a stunning views overlooking the mountains of Okumusashi such as Izugatake and the city of Hanno.Show more
#10 - Yamadasakugawa-no-Ishibashi - Ishikawa Kougen Observatory
Uruma Shi, Okinawa, Japan
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 58 m
The entrance to this trail is on the way from Nago on Route 58 to Naha. Starting this route from the ancient road, Yamadasakugawa-no-Ishibashi (山田谷川の石矼), and reaches the Ishikawa Kougen Observatory (石川高原展望台), where you can enjoy the gorgeous view of the sea and the nature of Uruma City.Show more
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