No.76 Goshonodai Fureai Park

Goshonodai Fureai Park is located on the southern side of Shirakami-Sanchi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes the last virgin forest of Siebold’s beech. The park is situated on a hill overlooking the Japan Sea and just a one-minute walk from Akita-Shirakami Station. Around 800 sakura bloom here slightly late, from late April to mid-May. Visitors can enjoy evening illuminations from paper lanterns and events and games during Happo Sakura Festival.


General information

Address Aza Goshonodai, Hachimori, Happo Town, Yamamoto County, Akita Prefecture (秋田県山本郡八峰町八森字御所の台)
Peak bloom Late April–mid-May
Access by train 1 minute on foot from Akita-Shirakami Station on the Gono Line
Access by car 30 minutes from Akita Expressway Noshiro-higashi IC