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(Japanese)

Access to the Hiking Courses

Nishimeya Area
Trail/Road Accessibility at  Shirakami-sanchi area in winter period
Hiking Course
Course Travel Conditions
Trail of the Giant BeechesClosed for Winter
The World Heritage Beech Forest Trail Partial opening
Climbing Course
Course Travel Conditions
Takakura Woods Nature TrailClosed for Winter
Expert Course
Course Travel Conditions
Anmon Valley CourseClosed for Winter
Ajigasawa Area
Trail/Road Accessibility at  Shirakami-sanchi area in winter period
Hiking Course
Course Travel Conditions
Beech Gene Sanctuary Nature TrailClosed for Winter
Kurokuma Falls CourseInaccessible
Climbing Course
Course Travel Conditions
Tayu Peak (Hitotsu Mori) Nature TrailClosed for Winter
Mt.Tengu TrailClosed for Winter
Fukaura Area
Trail/Road Accessibility at  Shirakami-sanchi area in winter period
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

Trail/Road Accessibility at  Shirakami-sanchi area in winter period
Route Section Travel Conditions Opening/closing scheduled date
Shirakami Line (Prefectural Route 28) Sunakose to Aqua Green Village ANMON Accessible From 17:00p.m. to 9:00a.m. the road is temporarily closed to traffic.
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