Mt. Sekiro hiking

Travel Information

Mt. Sekiro hiking (石老山ハイキング) is one of the popular hiking spot in Kanagawa Prefecture. Mt. Sekiro is a 702m tall mountain located around Lake Sagami. Because it is accessable by train and bus from Tokyo, Mt. Sekiro is very popular one-day hiking spot. There are many view points that have views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Sagami. Also, on the trail, there are many giant rocks that are very interesting to see.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.

0. at Sagamiko Station.
1. use local bus to Sekirozan iriguchi or plesure forest.

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Map around Mt. Sekiro hiking

Detailed Travel Guide

Mt. Sekiro hiking

The altitude: 702m from the sea level.
The altitude difference: 600m.
Class: one of 100 best Kanagawa Mountains.
Time: 4 to 5 hours.
Rank: the beginners to middle class.

Mt. Sekiro is one of the popular one-day hiking spots around Tokyo. The course is about 4 hours. Because of easy access from Tokyo without car and middle class hiking, many people enjoy hiking at this mountain. From the top of Mt. Sekiro and Daimyojin Observatory, it has a great view of Mt. Fuji. On the trail, there are many giant unique rocks you can enjoy.

Kenkyoji Temple
It was established in 851. There is a huge rock cave. Also, it has a great cedar tree with giant roots that look like huge snakes.

Stat at Sagamiko Hospital or Sekirozan iriguchi bus stop.
40 min.
Kenkyoji temple.
70 min.
The top of Mt. Sekiro
70 min.
Daimyojin Observatory.
40 min.
Pleasure Forest Bus stop.