About partial closure of Otsuchi section due to forest management→This closure has been cleared.

Mt. Kujira in Otsuchi section of the Michinoku Coastal Trail will be partially closed due to forest management.

Those who plan to hike this route during the following period, please do not go up Mt. Kujira and use National Route 45 instead to go to Yamada Town.

The period may be extended by the effects of weather and the like.

1. Closed Areas
As shown in the map (Location map)

2. Period of closure
From August 25th, 2017 to August 31st, 2017, except Saturday and Sunday

3. Inquiries
About the trail: Ofunato Ranger Office, Ministry of the Environment, Tel. 0192-29-2759
About forest management: Sanriku Chubu Forest Management Department (Person in Charge of Forest Tree Breeding), Tel. 0192-26-2161