Kusatsu Onsen

Agatsumakyo Gorge

Shima Area

Spectacular scenery with unusually shaped rocks and waterfalls extends for about 3.5 km along both banks of Agatsuma River. The river weaves through this gorge, which is home to a beautiful deciduous forest. It is especially striking in mid-April when mitsuba-tsutsuji azaleas bloom, in May during the new greenery, and from late October through early November when autumn leaves are at their best.

Basic Information

  • Matsuya, Higashiagatsuma-machi and Kawarayu, Naganohara-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma
  • Mapcode: 295 521 117*71
  • About 5 minutes on foot from Kawarayu-Onsen Station on JR Agatsuma Line
  • ▼Best time to see autumn foliage: Mid-October to early November
  • * During winter season Monday, December 2, 2019 through early April, 2020), the trail around Agatsuma Gorge is closed.
  • Final day of update: June 30, 2020

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