Furoyama Park Yama-tsutsuji (Mountain Rhododendron)

Furoyama Park Yama-tsutsuji (Mountain Rhododendron)

The famous Okukuji Prefectural Nature Park in Ibaraki Prefecture designated Furoyama Park as a top Green Spot of Fukushima. Furoyama Park is famous for its yama-tsutsuji (mountain rhododendron), which come into bloom from late April through to early May. There are around 3,000 rhododendron plants which cover the park in deep shades of red. Climb halfway up the hill to gain a great view of the town.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website http://hanawa-kanko.com/hana/188 (Japanese)
Contact

Hanawa Town Tourism Association

(+81) 247-43-3400

Best Season
  • Spring
Parking 5 cars (municipal parking also available)
Entrance Fee 100 yen
Related info Best time to visit: Late April to early May

See here for multilingual pamphlets published by Hanawa Town Tourism Association.
Access Details
Access 271-1 Sakuragi-cho, Hanawa, Hanawa Town, Fukushima Pref. View directions
Getting there

By Car: 70 min from Naka I.C. exit off the Joban Expressway via Route 349. (Or 45 min drive from the Shirakawa I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway, via Route 289 or Route 118)

By Train: 15 minutes walk from Iwaki-Hanawa Station on the JR Suigun Line

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