Chokai-no-Mori [forest with an ocean view]

Chokai-no-Mori [forest with an ocean view] ちょうかいのもり
Location where you can overlook Shonai Plains, Mogamigawa, and Japan Sea
Chokai-no-Mori Forest is got close to as Kenmin-no-Mori (Prefectural Public Forest), and, including Chokai-no-Mori Forest of the accommodations (during closing), there are skiing area, Campsite, outdoor facilities such as picnic lands and learning facilities such as forest learning pavilion, astronomical observation building "cosmos Domu".
It is also famous place for sunset.
Autumn leaves trekking on the walking trail and trekking with “forest guide” explaining about local animals and plants on the way are recommended.

※Chokai-no-Mori is selected as one of “Yamagata Scenery Story.”
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  • Name Chokai-no-Mori [forest with an ocean view]
  • Location Hijiuchi, Sakata-shi
  • Phone number 0234-22-5111
  • Business Hours Admission free and open all day.
    Please keep in mind, however, that each facility has business hours and closed days.
  • Access From JR Amarume Station: 15 min by car
    From Sakata Interchange of Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway: about 35 min by car
  • Parking lot 3 parking areas, 400 lots
  • Contact information Sakata-shi interchange sightseeing section
  • Remarks [Main facilities]
    ○Yakushi ○ bandstand ○ Toyama Campsite of sansan (during closing) ○ Astronomical Observation Hall "Cosmos Dome" ○ forest learning pavilion ○ Matsuyama Ski Resort ○ Chokai-no-Mori Forest observation deck ○ peak
  • Others The in full bloom mid-April and late May of the fresh green
    The in full bloom mid-October and early November of colored leaves
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[Last updated] November 16, 2019
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