Shirakami sanchi is world heritage in Japan, Aomori Prefecture.

Trail/Road Accessibility


During the winter, some hiking courses and access roads will be closed for safety. Check below for details.
Shirakami Sanchi Guidemap

Access to the Hiking Courses

Nishimeya Area

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Course Travel Conditions
Trail of the Giant Beeches Closed for Winter
The World Heritage Beech Forest Trail Passable
Climbing Course
Course Travel Conditions
Takakura Woods Nature Trail Closed for Winter
Expert Course
Course Travel Conditions
Anmon Valley Course Closed for Winter
Ajigasawa Area
Trail/Road Accessibility at Shirakami-sanchi area in winter period
Hiking Course
Course Travel Conditions
Beech Gene Sanctuary Nature Trail Closed for Winter
Kurokuma Falls Course Inaccessible
Climbing Course
Course Travel Conditions
Tayu Peak (Hitotsu Mori) Nature Trail Closed for Winter
Mt.Tengu Trail Closed for Winter
Fukaura Area
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Climbing Course
Course Travel Conditions
Mt Shirakami Mountain Trail (Juniko Course) Closed for Winter
Mt Shirakami Mountain Trail (Mt Mate Course) Closed for Winter
Mt Shirakami Mountain Trail (Futamata Course) Inaccessible

Road Information

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Route Section Travel Conditions Opening/closing scheduled date
Shirakami Line (Prefectural Route 28) Sunakose to Aqua Green Village ANMON Closed for Winter
Shirakami Line (Prefectural Route 28) Aqua Green Village ANMON to the Tsugaru Pass Closed for Winter
Shirakami Line (Prefectural Route 28) Tsugaru Pass to Mt Nishi-Iwazaki in Fukaura Closed for Winter
Akaishi Keiryu Line (Local Route 3317) Shirakami Line Intersection to Kumanoyu Area Closed for Winter Traffic closed due to landslides.
Re-opening TBD.
Nishimeya Futatsui Line (Prefectural Route 317) Nishimeya Futatsui Line, Entering from Akita Prefecture Closed for Winter