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Oirase River, Aomori Prefecture
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The only river draining Lake Towada, Oirase River features many rapids and waterfalls running through a forest. At a height of 25 m (75 ft), Kumoi Falls are the highest. Take a walk along streams with many cascades and views of the volcanic lake in the upper part of the river. Many people recommend the 14 km (8 mi) hike, which provides good photo opportunities of natural elements. Virgin forests in the area feature white cedar, Japanese beech, and maple trees. Use our Aomori itinerary builder to visit Oirase River on your trip to Aomori, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • 3-4 hour, deep Oirase walks has been. Spread was named points may become a picture anywhere more beautiful scenery. Many negative ions in guaranteed power.
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  • From child-we walked to the mouth. Or admire the waterfall slowly and out to eat lunch was that because some time has passed between the last trot towada Lake boat and headed for. There are lots of attractions, fun walks.
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  • In the Lake over the prefectures of Aomori, Akita, towada, child-from the mouth called the Oirase stream flow of approximately 14 km far-yakeyama volcano. Lake towada and Oirase Gorge is one of the scenic spots to represent the towada-hachimantai National Park.
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