21-seiki Kenmin-No-Mori Park (around Hokuzan Dam)

21-seiki Kenmin-No-Mori Park (around Hokuzan Dam)

21-seiki Kenmin-No-Mori Park (around Hokuzan Dam) The 21st Century Kenmin-no-Mori situated around the periphery of Lake Kitayama, is a vast wilderness wonderland covering the center of the Sefuri Mountains as well as Mitsuse village and Fuji town of Saga city. It is a lush recreational area with a rich natural environment created by the forest and lake. The park was established to commemorate the 100th anniversary since the establishment of the Saga prefecture government. There are several ways to fully enjoy the nature of Kenmin-no-Mori, such as a 6 km cycling road around the lake, a tennis court, a camping ground and an athletics area. There are plenty of things to see and do, such as learn about new things at the "Forestry Learning Exhibition Hall", where there are stuffed animals on display, enjoy observing the wild birds of the forest, or the botanical garden, grass area, outdoor stage, observatory, spiral observatory, roller-type slide, deer park and more.


● Access:

From train station: 60-minute taxi ride from Saga Station on the JR Nagasaki Main Line
Car: 30-minute drive from Nagasaki Expressway Saga-Yamato IC

● Entry Fee: Free

● Cycling: (Rental bicycle) 350 yen for adult, 150 yen for child (for 2-hour rental)

● Fun bicycle: 300 yen (20 minutes)

● Rowboat: 500 yen (30 minutes; for 2 persons), 2,000 yen (a day; for 2 persons exclusive for fishing)

● Foot-rowing boat: 1,000 yen

● Barbecue area: 200 yen for adult, 100 yen for child (separate fees apply to rental barbecue outfit)

● Camp site: 500 yen (per section)

● Opening Hours: 9:00 - 17:00 (paid facilities only)

● Closed: Year-end and new-year holidays

● Parking Lot: Accommodates 500 cars (free of charge)

● Contact: General Information Center “Honooki”, Tel: +81-952-57-2341


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