Hida-Kisogawa Quasi-National Park

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Hida-Kisogawa Quasi-National Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)[1]
Sosui Gorge near Maruyama Dam
Map showing the location of Hida-Kisogawa Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Hida-Kisogawa Quasi-National Park
Location within Japan
LocationGifu and Aichi prefectures, Japan
Coordinates35°26′38″N 137°03′14″E / 35.444°N 137.054°E / 35.444; 137.054[1]Coordinates: 35°26′38″N 137°03′14″E / 35.444°N 137.054°E / 35.444; 137.054[1]
Area18,075 ha (70 sq mi)[2]
EstablishedMarch 3, 1964
Visitors4,227,000 (in 2005)
Governing bodyMinistry of the Environment

Hida-Kisogawa Quasi-National Park (飛騨木曽川国定公園, Hida Kisogawa Kokutei Kōen) is a quasi-national park in Japan. The park covers the Hida River from Gero to Minokamo in Gifu Prefecture; it also covers the middle reaches of the Kiso River from Mizunami, Gifu Prefecture, to Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture. It was designated a quasi-national park in March 1964.

You also may find Wisteria, Metasequoia and Rhododendron among the plants and flowers in the national park.

Area communities[edit]

The park covers the below communities. The bulk of the park's area is within Gifu Prefecture. (Only 3,662 ha (14 sq mi) is within the borders of Aichi Prefecture.[2])

Gifu Prefecture
Kakamigahara, Mizunami, Minokamo, Ena, Sakahogi, Yaotsu, Kawabe, Hichisō, Shirakawa, Mitake
Aichi Prefecture

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Hida Kisogawa Quasi National Park". protectedplanet.net.
  2. ^ a b Quasi-National Parks (Japanese) Aichi Prefectural Government. Accessed November 28, 2010.