Here you can find my hiking reports from around Kyushu. Hopefully they can inspire your next hiking adventure in this beautiful part of Japan.
I also have posts on Kofun tombs in Kyushu and I regularly set up a trail camera in my area to see the local wildlife. Navigate the site with the menu above or check the latest posts below. Thanks for stopping by!
Tomidake (遠見岳) is a nice little (322.9m) mountain in Hisayama, Fukuoka prefecture. It’s only a short climb, but I think it’s a great way to spend a morning! The shrine at the trail head is a beauty and the peak has a good view. The trail starts at Inotenshokodai Shrine (伊野天照皇大神宮). Although not particularly big,Continue reading “Tomidake Short Hike (遠見岳)”
Mt. Kusenbu (九千部山) on the border of Saga and Fukuoka prefecture is listed as one of Kyushu’s 100 Famous Mountains. So it must be worth a look, right? Right! I parked my car at the Minami Hata Dam near Green Pia Nakagawa park and took the Sakuradani to Urushigatani course. The course runs alongside aContinue reading “Mt. Kusenbu in Saga 847.5m (九千部山)”
Mt. Tachibana (立花山) is a great hike not far from Fukuoka city. It has 3 things going for it – a nice city view, beautiful old camphor trees, and castle ruins. It’s also one of Kyushu’s 100 Famous Mountains. The 367.1 meter mountain lies in Shingu-machi (home to Kyushu’s only IKEA!). It’s a short hikeContinue reading “Mt. Tachibana’s Beautiful Trees”