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Best trails in Daisetsuzan National Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Daisetsuzan 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
Known to be the "roof of Hokkaido" and "the playground of the gods," Daisetsuzan National Park features peaceful alpine landscapes and tall mountains. It is also one of Japan's largest national parks. Daisetsuzan is home to a variety of active volcanoes and Hokkaido's tallest peak, Mount Asahidake. Ishikari River and Tokachi River, Hokkaido's longest rivers also originate from this park. Check out this park during autumn for breathtaking scenery. Additionally, Daisetsuzan has a large amount of biodiversity, such as rare alpine plant communities. This park also features a variety of hot spring resorts and has the longest snow/ski season.
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Map of trails in Daisetsuzan National Park
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Daisetsuzan National Park Grand Traverse
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Length: 46.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Daisetsuzan National Park Grand Traverse is a 46.2 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Sorachi District, Hokkaido, Japan that offers scenic views and is only recommended for veryShow more
#2 - Mount Asahi Summit Trail
Daisetsuzan National Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 3 h 10 m
Mount Asahi Summit Trail is a 4.1 mile out and back trail located near Kamikawa, Hokkaido, Japan that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more