No.86 Iwaki River Park

Conveniently located near the center of Itayanagi Town, Iwaki River Park is a favorite leisure spot of locals that comes alive with 99 somei yoshino, shidarezakura and yaezakura blooming from late April to mid-May. The Itayanagi Sakura Festival is held around this time, with Tsugaru shamisen performances and performances by local youth groups. Apple orchards surrounding the park bloom in early May, and the park offers photogenic views of majestic snow-capped Mt. Iwaki.


General information

Address Aza Kawazura, Oaza Itayanagi, Itayanagi Town, Kita-Tsugaru County, Aomori Prefecture (青森県北津軽郡板柳町大字板柳字川面地内)
Peak bloom Late April–mid-May
Access by train 3 minutes by car from Itayanagi Station on the Gono Line
Access by car 20 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Namioka IC