Kakizore Gorge (Junikane to Nojiri walk, Nagano Prefecture)


Scenic Gorge with suspension bridge, emerald waters, huge granite bolders and the majestic Ushigataki Fall, accessed by board walks along the river. Further exploration into the valley offers evens more waterfalls, lookouts and rock pools. 9km return walk from Junikane (Ushigataki Fall only) or 20km point to point walk that offers all the highlights and ends up in Nojiri with the option of an Onsen soak in Atera Fore Spa.

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Getting there

How do you get to the start of the walk?

Trailheads are the JR Junikane station and the JR Nojiri station.


Which maps cover the area?

Kiso Valley Map

Route/Trail notes

A detailed description of the walk!


Do you need any permits? What's the cost?

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Sunshine makes the emerald waters sparkle at its best.

Wanderlust on 17 Nov, 2022


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