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Goshikinuma Lake

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Address: Kengamine, Hibara, Yama-gun, Kitashiobara-mura 969-2701, Fukushima Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 241-32-2850

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Also accesses "Five-colored Pond Walk"

A lovely walk, even in summer. The path is fairly level and well maintained. Lots of lakes and viewpoints. Would like to do it again in autumn.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
Barbara W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A lovely walk, even in summer. The path is fairly level and well maintained. Lots of lakes and viewpoints. Would like to do it again in autumn.

Thank Barbara W
Hamamatsu, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I liked the hike so much we walked the 3.7 km trail three times in our five day stay in the area. It can be a bit crowded from mid-morning to mid-afternoon, so if you can try to walk it earlier or later.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a very nice hike with views of a number of lakes that have been turned unreal colours of blue and green by volcanic sediment. The hike itself is pretty easy. It's not a paved path or anything, but it's not difficult. The lakes are really impressive to see, and the hike is well worth the trip. The main... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

It is an easy walk through the forest with beautiful views. The lakes have impressive colors. It is also possible to take a small row boat on one of the lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Beautiful 2 hour walk through the amazingly coloured lakes. Easy public access. Cute gift shop at the other end. Everyone says a quiet friendly 'konitchiwa' to eachother on the walk. Definitely worth a visit. Go early to avoid tourists and midday sun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Red and yellow leaves match the blue ponds. Trails are flat for most of the part but will get muddy after rain. I also liked the waterfall "Onogawa Fudo" ten minutes drive from Goshikinuma.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

had been there for 4 times and this was my 5th visit. during the maple leaves season, there are many beautiful spots for taking photos. Descending from the Yanagi-numa, don't miss Ao-numa, Ruri-numa and Koshomon-numa at the bottom. The whole hiking trail takes about 1 hr and is easy to cover.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

I've been here a few times as I lived in Koriyama many years ago, but I hadn't taken a row boat out on the lake before so that was something new! It's cheap (700¥) and unlike Australia there isn't 10 minutes of safety induction first! You just get in and go. Very refreshing. We also walked about half way (800m)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

I can imagine that the weather and time of day could make a difference to the colours of the lakes but on a good day this is an enchanting place to visit. The 3.6km walk through the forest winds is easy enough and shouldn't be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

Invited to come here by my father-in-law I had no expectations and was bewitched by the beauty and subtlety of the colours. I understand that the colours fluctuate through the year, but on our Spring visit, with the snow still covering a third of the trail and the butterbur sprouts peeking through the newly thawed ground, the main part of... More 

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