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Myojin Pond Loop from Kamikochi is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Matsumoto Shi, Nagano, Japan that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Distance: 5.3 miles Elevation Gain: 613 feet Route Type: Loop

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

A fun walk in nature.

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5 months ago

Very nice walk !!! Easy

Nice walk. Very easy and relaxing. Quite a lot of people along the trail.

8 months ago

If you are hiking in Japan I recommend this area.

hiking
Tue Oct 17 2006

Kamikochi is a beautiful area and this trail is a great way to see it! The crowds thin out considerably past Kappa Bridge, and then again when passing Myojin Pond. If you have time, absolutely follow the Mount Yari trail as far as you like up the valley before returning back from Myojin Pond. That is the trail on the south/ east side of the river. You can see from the Mount Yari trail's description that it is almost dead flat all the way out to a distance of 6-7 miles from the trailhead. It follows just above the broad flat braided river course, and provides almost constant alpine views across it. Even the trail itself is delightful as it winds around the edges of the river with absolutely gorgeous views the whole way. Can't recommend it enough!

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