Hatonosu Valley

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Hatonosu Valley (鳩ノ巣渓谷) is a beautiful valley located in Okutama, Tokyo. It is one of the great nature spots in Tokyo. It was formed by Tama River eating its way through soild rock. There is a walkway about 500m that you can enjoy its nature very easily. In Autumn, there are beautiful Autumn leaves and many people visit here to enjoy it.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.

0. at JR Haijima Station.
1. use JR Ome Line to Hatonosu Station.
2. walk.

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Map around Hatonosu Valley

Detailed Travel Guide

From the station, there is steps to reach the bottom of the valley. On the way, there is a way to reach Soryu Falls which is a nice waterfalls that run in to Tamariver. The water is so pure and view is very beautiful

Hatonosu,literary means the nest of doves, was named during Edo period. In 1657, there was huge fire disaster in Edo city. After that, to restore the city, people used woods of Okutama. People built a shrine for the safe working. Someday, two doves made a nest on this shrine. People respected them as the sacred birds. Later, this place was called "Hatonosu."