Hoshida Park: Osaka’s Best Secret Spot for Autumn Leaves
Fumin no Mori Hoshida Park is one of the best autumn leaves viewing spots in Osaka
Fumin no Mori Hoshida Park (府民の森 ほしだ園地) is a national park located in east Osaka near Nara prefecture. It takes about 1 hour from Osaka station (Central area of Osaka).
If you are planning to visit Osaka and seeking for a good place to enjoy the autumn foliage in nature, this place must be for you.
The 105 ha park has several hiking courses in a beautiful forest.
Don’t miss the suspension bridge across the forest called “Hoshi no Buranko” which means “Star Swing”. The bridge is 280 m long and 50 m tall. Enjoy the thrilling panoramic view of the autumn leaves by crossing it!
The park also has a rock climbing wall. It’s a 16.5 m high artificial wall and they also provide a professional lecture even to small kids.
-Fumin no Mori Hoshida Park (府民の森 ほしだ園地)
Address: 5019–1 Hoshida, Katano-shi, Osaka
Access: 40 mins walk along “hiking course” from Kisaichi Station (Keihan line)
:Bus service from Kosaichi station to the suspension bridge is available ONLY on weekends
Hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (suspension bridge closes at 16:30)
Best time for autumn leaves: November
Official Website: http://osaka-midori.jp/mori/hoshida/
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