Hayachine Quasi-National Park
|Hayachine Quasi-National Park|
Mount Hayachine (1,914 m)
|Location||Iwate Prefecture, Japan|
|Area||54.63 km2 (21.09 sq mi)|
|Established||10 June 1982|
Hayachine Quasi-National Park (早池峰国定公園 Hayachine Kokutei Kōen?) is a Quasi-National Park in central Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Established in 1982, the park's central features are Mount Hayachine (1,914 m (6,280 ft)) and Mount Yakushi (薬師岳?) (1,645 m (5,397 ft)). The alpine zone and forest vegetation of Mounts Hayachine and Yakushi is a designated Special Natural Monument spanning the municipalities of Hanamaki, Tōno, and Miyako (former village of Kawai). The area is celebrated for its flora and also for its place in Japanese folklore, most notably as collected in Tōno Monogatari.
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