Mount Kurikoma

Superb view of colored leaves:

Mount Kurikoma is located among Iwate, Akita, Miyagi, three prefectures, is famous for the beeches in spring, alpine plants in summer  red leaves in fall and beautiful lakes,  which attracts visitors throughout the year. Especially it is one of the most popular spots of red leaves. The mountaion climing and a lot of Onsen that offer a variety of facilities are also very popular.


Access and Getting Around

By train

Kurikomakogen and Ichinoseki  are the nearest stations.

2 hours 20 minutes from Tokyo to Kurikomakogen Station, about 1 train per hour. 

2 hours 30 minutes from Tokyo to Ichinoseki Station, about 1 train per hour.

By car

1 hour from Sendai Station to Kurikomakogen Station.

1 hour 20 minutes from Sendai Staion to Ichinoseki Staion.


Mount Kurikoma


Kurikoma Mountain Climbing

-Mountain View  -Outdoor Activities 

There are various trails to the mountaintop, yet, on the Sukawa-kogen( Highlands) in the middle,it is better to choose 4.5-hour trail (Ascent: 2.5 hours Descent: 2 hours )during which visitors stay at 2 lodging facilities of the Sukawa -kogen .If you can get to the start of the mountain trail by car,the easiest spot to the top is Iwakagamidaira in Miyagi Prefecture , it is a 2.5-hour trail. ...

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Accommodation around Mount Kurikoma