Take a trip to Mount Inugatake between late April and early May and you’ll find Metternich’s rhododendron (a Government-Designated Protected Species in Japan) in bloom; come autumn, the gorgeous foliage is a must-see. In any season, the surrounding area buzzes with eager hikers! With its peak at 1,131 meters (3711 feet) above sea level, the mountain’s hiking trail has been designated part of the Kyushu Nature Trail. A Rhododendron Festival is held every year in early May, with a variety of events to delight visitors!
*About the Rhododendrons: Government-Designated Protected Species (in bloom along the entire trail)
|Address||828-0085 Inugatake, Toriihata, Buzen City, Fukuoka|
Buzen City Office
|Parking||Available: 50 vehicles|
|Access||By train and bus – From JR Unoshima Station on the Nippo Main Line, take the Buzen City bus to Kubote Shiryokan Mae bus stop (40 minute walk from there)|
|Times Available||Fall foliage: Late October – Early November|
|Genre||Mountains and Highlands (Natural Scenery) Fall Foliage (Flowers and Plants) Rhododendron (Flowers and Plants)|
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