#8 of 13 national parks in Japan

Best trails in Nikko National Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Nikko National Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description
A mountain region shaped by volcanic activity, Nikko National Park is home to a variety of tree species such as maple, oak, and beech. This park is known for its dense woodlands and its stunning beauty when the leaves change in the fall. The biodiversity at this park is large, visitors can encounter wildlife such as the Japanese deer and macque. Nikko also features scenic views of waterfalls, marshlands, and lakes. Check out the intricate wood carvings at Nikko Toshogu Shrine, one of Japan's most renowned shrines here or head over to the Nasu Ropeway to visit an active volcano!
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Map of trails in Nikko National Park
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Top trails (3)
#1 - Senjogahara and Odashirogahara
Nikko National Park
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Length: 9.2 km • Est. 2 h 38 m
Senjogahara and Odashirogahara is a 9.2 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Tone, Gunma, Japan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offerShow more
#2 - Yunoko Loop
Nikko National Park
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Length: 3.1 km • Est. 51 m
Yunoko Loop is a 3.1 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nikko, Tochigi, Japan that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is Show more
#3 - Shirane San
Nikko National Park
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Length: 6.1 km • Est. 2 h 47 m
Take Nikko Shirane cable car and start from the mountain station at elevation 2000 m.Show more