You can come to Kirigamine easily by car or bus without the need to experience demanding mountain climbing. Even so, following trails on foot is the best way to fully appreciate the marvelous attractions of Kirigamine. Here, let us introduce you to four model courses with varied features that well reflect Kirigamine’s distinct grassland vegetation and its interactions with local people. Since times of old, Kirigamine has had much to do with local people’s lifestyles, but surprisingly, little has been known of this history.

  • We created this website for the purpose of introducing the nature and history of grasslands in Kirigamine.
  • Some of this website’s contents is also posted on “Trail Guide – Hiking in KIRIGAMINE” .

* “Trail Guide – Hiking in KIRIGAMINE” PDF(4.5MB) Downroad .