Ashiu Forest

The largest primary forest in western Japan, this is a magical place for nature lovers. With a wide variety of flora and fauna, this forest is beautiful and distinctly different in each of the four seasons. 

Permission is required to enter into Ashiu Forest.

Ashiu Forest Research Station
No entry into the forest during winter period(December - Mid April)
※Please make inquiry directly to Kyoto University's Ashiu Forest Research Station regarding details of winter closure period.
Name Ashiu Forest
Address Kyōto Nantan Miyama Ashiu
Access Approximately 20km to the east from the Route 162 intersection.
Website Ashiu Forest Reserch Station