Bandai-Azuma Lake Line

Bandai-Azuma Lake Line

Bandai-Azuma Lake Line is a sightseeing road that runs for 13.1 km, connecting Inawashiro Town and Kitashiobara Village.

Outstanding backdrops of hundreds of lakes, including Lake Akimoto, Lake Onogawa, and Lake Hibara can be seen from along the road.

The Nakatsugawa Valley, which lies half-way along the route, offers a wonderful view of a combination of rock surfaces polished by strong water currents and woodland greenery. A rest-house area with washrooms stands near the valley and visitors can enjoy trekking along the walking trails from the season of fresh green leaves through to the end of the season of red and yellow foliage. The valley is particularly famous as one of the most scenic foliage-viewing spots in Japan with many photographers visiting from both inside and outside of the prefecture.

Enjoy a beautiful drive through this landscape when the new leaves of spring are fresh and green or when the autumn beauty of the valley glistens with red and yellow foliage of beeches, buckeyes, and maples.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website https://www.urabandai-inf.com/en/?page_id=25021
Contact

Urabandai Tourism Association

(+81) 241-32-2349

Best Season
  • Summer
  • Autumn
Parking Available
Related info Season: Open from mid-Apr. to mid-Nov. The road is closed from mid-Nov. to mid-Apr. every year.
Access Details
Access 6F Fukushima-ken Jichi Kaikan, 8-2 Naka-machi, Fukushima City, 960-8043 View directions
Getting there

By Car: 30 min from Inawashiro-Bandai Kogen I.C. off the Ban-etsu Expressway (Enter via Hibara Toll Gate)

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