The number of Nikko day lilies in this area outnumber those of Oze (the most famous marshland of Nikko day lilies in Japan) .

Oguninuma Marshland flora is a designated natural treasure.

At the end of May, you will find Tateyama gentians and Shojobakama (Japanese hyacinths); Renge Tsutsuji (azaleas) in the middle of June; Nikko day lilies from the end of June to the beginning of July; and later in the year, the autumnal colours of the grass.

There a more Nikko day lilies in the Oguninuma Marshland than in Oze. When the Nikko day lilies are in full bloom, it creates a fantastic, pure, yellow carpet. Many hikers and photographers visit the marshlands to see the sight.

The boardwalk is set up with photographic spots.

Here are other sightseeing spots



(The boardwalk of Oguninuma Marshland in autumn)

[Cotton grass (Eriophorum vaginatum)]
Blooms are usually around mid-June each year.

Blooms are usually around mid-June each year. The vermillion colour adds vividness to the Oguninuma Marshland.

[Nikko day lilies]
The best time to see the lilies is from late June to early July. Day flowers bloom in the morning and close in the evening.

Tateyama gentians, Shojobakama (Japanese hyacinths), Veratrum stamineum, Eleorchis japonica (a type of orchid), Asian pogonias etc.

* In the peak season when the flowers are in full bloom, private cars are not permitted to enter. However, a shuttle bus service is provided.


The hiking trail to Oguninuma

■From the Urabandai side

・Oshizawa hiking trail entrance (Oguni Seseragi hiking trail)

・La Vie Spa Urabandai hiking trail entrance (Oguni Panorama hiking trail)


■From the Kitakata city side

・The road to Kanazawa Pass
 …From the 9th of June there will be a shuttle bus service between Kanazawa Pass and the Hagidaira parking lot. Please use this shuttle bus service as private cars will not be permitted to enter the Kanazawa Pass.