Yoro Park / Yoro Waterfall
Selected as one of Japan’s most beautiful waterfalls, associated with the story of Children who loved their parents.
Fall, tourism site, park
Yoro Park sits at the foot of Mt. Yoro in the southwest of Gifu Prefecture, Nishimino Region. The vast premises have the Site of Reversible Destiny, Kodomo-no-kuni (kids’ land), and various leisure facilities. The park’s main spot, Yoro Waterfall, is at the innermost corner.
30m-tall and 4m-wide Yoro Waterfall is selected as one of Japan’s 100 great waterfalls. The gushing water against rocks is pure and so beautiful that Katsushika Hokusai painted the magnificence in ukiyo-e in the Edo Period. The Yoro good son story is associated with this fall that a good son put the water from this fall when it turned into wine and gave it to his sick father and he recovered.
From the parking lot closest to the fall, it is about a 30-min walk. On route, there is a trail along with seven bridges where you can enjoy fresh greens, spring cherry blossoms, autumn foliage, etc. in your hiking. Take time to visit Kikusui Spring, one of 100 great springs, Yoro Shrine and sites associated with the good son story around the waterfall.
Yoro Waterfall is at the innermost corner of Yoro Park.
30m-tall and 4m-wide Yoro Waterfall is selected as one of Japan’s 100 great waterfalls.
The water of this fall turned into wine in the story of a good son.
The trail is laid out to the waterfall for your enjoyment of four seasons in nature.
Check out the sites near the waterfall associated with the story of a good son.
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- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 1298-2 Takabayashi, Yorocho, Yorogun, Gifu
- 0584-32-0501 (Yoro Park office)
- Mondays (If falls on a holiday, the next day is closed), Dec 29 - Jan 3
- From Yoro Railway, Yoro Station, walk 10 min to the Park. From Yoro Station to Yoro Waterfall is a 50-min walk.
- Credit Cards
- Not accepted
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)