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Experience the refreshing air of the great outdoors at Hachimantai and reinvigorate the body and mind.

Iwate Prefecture’s Kenmin no Mori forest sits adjacent to the Hachimantai Mountain Hotel, offering the chance to leisurely enjoy life a bit.
The forest, home to a large variety of wild birds and plants, provides a panoramic view of Hachimantai National Park and is ideal for nature watching, therapeutic walks and other recreations.
It’s the perfect spot for walking while taking in the fresh forest air.

Trekking Programs to be Enjoyed Anytime

Hachimantai Mountain Hotel offers a variety of trekking programs that you can enjoy on foot with a guide.
We have everything from easy hiking courses for beginners that can be completed in about 2 hours to full-fledged mountain climbing courses for intermediate and advanced climbers to accommodate even small groups.

Helping Visitors to Enjoy Hachimantai!

The Concierge Desk of Nature Guide Station can offer a great variety of information about Hachimantai, from easy nature walks to great tourist spots to visit nearby.

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Forest Bathing and Walking

Feel like taking a walk through one of the expansive forests standing just outside the hotel?
Planted forests of Japanese larch and fir, a natural Japanese white birch forest and a deciduous broad-leaved forest make up the wooded areas.
The forests are home to a diverse variety of wild animals and birds such as the great spotted woodpecker.
Check out the sounds of each bird at our Nature Guide Station to make your walk even more interesting.

Trail Running

Enjoy a gentle jog through the trees on a trail with few ups and downs.
This spot is perfect for exercise or just for a change of pace while taking in the fresh forest air.

Enjoy tea time

We also recommend a tea break in the fresh greenery of nature.
Tables are set up on the spacious lawn of Minna no Hiroba, the Iwate Prefecture Citizen’s Forest, which is lined with beautiful white birch trees.
Why not enjoy a coffee break by purchasing the hotel’s original blend of coffee from the shop while admiring the wonderful view of Mt. Iwate?