Mt. Koshosan where giant jewel stinkbugs live

ニシキキンカメムシが生息する 古処山

Near the summit there is a virgin forest that is designated as a special natural monument; in this forest there is a near-threatened species of insect called the giant jewel stinkbug. From late July to early August you can also see lycoris flowers of the amaryllis family.
Yuujin-no-mori Campground ~ Umasemeba ~ Mt.Koshasan Summit ~ Oku-no-in Taishoin ~ Yuujin-no-mori Campground. The total walking time is 2 hours. Altitude 860m.

Time period: All year long

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 820-0332 福岡県嘉麻市千手3628-7
Address 3628-7 Senzu, Kama
Telephone Number 0948-43-3680(嘉麻市観光まちづくり協会)
Contact Kama City Tourism and Town Development Association
Open Koshosan Campground ”Yuujin-no-mori”
Closed Koshosan Campground ”Yuujin-no-mori” closed on Tuesdays
Car Park Around 40 parking spaces (Koshosan Yuujin-no-mori parking lot)
Please take a look at the
”Notice to Mt.Koshosan Climbers” at this link.
Access A 50-minute drive from Yakiyama Bypass ”Honamihigashi IC”.

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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