Posts Tagged ‘recreation’

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Yurihama Walking Resort

2016.05.19 (Thu)

Walking Resort

Yurihama’s sceniWalk Yuririnc and open landscape lends itself well to outdoor activities. Taking advantage of this, the town has been working to further promote itself as a walking resort- for the enjoyment of both local residents and visitors alike.

As part of this, projects to better improve the walking environment have included the construction of a sidewalk all around Lake Tōgō, the installation of informational signposts, improved access to restrooms and rest stops, and Nordic walking events, among others.

With walking courses of all different lengths to accommodate a wide range of fitness levels and goals, Yurihama is an ideal place to refresh while experiencing the charms of countryside Japan!

Yurihama Walking Resort Routes

There are various recommended courses that include walking paths around the beautiful Lake Tōgō, along the stretching ocean coastline, and to the area’s healing waterfalls- all of which offer a firsthand look at the pristine and striking nature of rural Japan.
You can also choose to from walking courses that take you past historical and cultural sights or allow you to experience the retro-atmosphere lingering from the Shōwa era.

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You can find more details and suggested routes at (Japanese): http://www.yurihama.jp/page.cgi?p=9298

Also! The 2016 World Trails Conference (WTC) will be held in Tottori this fall.
Check back for more details coming soon!★

 

 

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東郷運動公園 ・ Tōgō Sports Park

2015.12.29 (Tue)

東郷運動公園

Surrounded by lush greenery, Tōgō Sports Park was opened in 1996 as a place for sports, recreation, and relaxation. With an area of 15.8 hectares, it is fully equipped with a baseball field (complete with lights for night games), a tennis court, a futsal court, a fitness area with 18 different pieces of workout equipment, a kids’ area, and a scenic lookout point.

緑豊かな自然の中で、スポーツや憩いを提供する、ふれあい空間が1996(平成8)年オープンしました。総面積15.8ha。ナイター照明付き野球場、テニス場、フットサルコート、18種類の健康器具を備えるフィットネス広場、子ども広場、展望台があります。