Naruko Valley

Travel Information

Naruko Valley (鳴子峡) is located Osaki, Miyagi prefecture. It is one of the popular tourist spot in Miyagi especially Koyo Season. The length of the valley is about 2.5km long. There are couple of hiking course around this valley. There are many Onsen around this valley.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking and restroom at the rest-house.
The hiking course is closed because of the earthquake 2011.

0. at Kogota Station.
1. use JR Rikuu Line to Naruko Onsen. (1hr. 18min.)
2. walk west (30 min.)

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Map around Naruko Valley

Detailed Travel Guide

Naruko Valley

This valley was made by Oya River. The depth of the valley goes to 100m high. There are many unique and interesting rocks in this valley. A picturesque location composed of a sheer precipice and a mountain stream accentuated by a series of otherworldly shaped rocks. Naruko Valley is designated by Miyagi prefecture as a place of scenic beauty in 1961.

Threes in this valley has great Koyo. Therefore, many people visit here to enjoy Autumn leaves. Koyo appears from mid October to beginning of November.