Makino Forest

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Makino Forest

When one thinks of “original Japanese landscape,” mountain villages, forests, rice paddies, and crop fields come to mind. Makino Forest is a 50-hectare undeveloped woodland with a thicket of assorted trees, paddy fields converted from a marshland, and a reservoir. Of the 50 hectares, 10 hectares undergo periodic undergrowth clearing, forest thinning, and restoration, allowing you to see many plants and insects. Moreover, there is a 4-kilometer pathway made from wood chips from the forest thinning. Take a peaceful, therapeutic walk through the forest and enjoy the wild birds and plants.

In addition, you can interact with the bountiful nature at the neighboring Tachibana Fureai Park and Tachibana Weir.


Nira, Katori City


By bus

Take the bus bound for Asahi from JR Omigawa Station. Get off at the Tabe Kamakura-mae bus stop and walk 10 minutes.

Contact Information

Katori City Product Promotion Section

Phone: 0478-50-1258


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〒287-8501 千葉県香取市佐原ロ2127番地 (市役所3階)