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Best trails in Aso Kuju National Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Aso Kuju 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

Aso Kuju National Park features the Kuju Mountains and Mount Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan. This park encompasses stunning peaks such as Mount Tsurumi and Mount Yufu. Additionally, this park contains multiple volcanic peaks, sweeping grasslands, and dense forest. It is home to a variety of flora and fauna, visitors can expect to see a plethora of wildflowers during the spring. Looking for more attractions? Aso Kuju is not only a national park with hiking trails, visitors can also check out the open air onsens and hot springs. Additionally, during mid March, the park hosts the Aso Fire Festival.

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Map of trails in Aso Kuju National Park
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Top trails (1)
#1 - Mount Yufu via Yufudake Trail
Aso Kuju National Park
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 3 h 23 m
A hike full of switchbacks up to Mount Yufu, or Yufudake (Japanese).Show more