Echigo Hillside Park, Nagaoka

Echigo Hillside Park - A Quick Overview


Address: 越後長岡丘陵公園, Japan, 〒940-2043 Niigata Prefecture, Nagaoka, 宮本東方町字三ツ又1950番1 (EchigoNagaoka hill Park, Japan, Yubinbango940-2043 Niigata Prefecture, Nagaoka, Miyamototoho-cho three-pronged 1950 No. 1)

Phone: +81-258478001

Ticket Price: 410 JPY

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Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Echigo Hillside Park, Nagaoka

This massive hillside park has everything. Here's a quick summary of its facilities.

The playground facilities include wooden structures, bounce pits, musical fountain, amphitheatre, a burnt grass sculpture, a grass, a huge grass lawn. There is a rock garden laid out to mirror the milky way; multiple flower viewing gardens and promenades; a barbeque area, atrium, and rest house; there is a conference centre; and a six different high landscaped from where you have scenic views (this includes a stylish 3-floor high observatory with a model of an elm forest inside).

It's more than a local family favourite hangout though. Throughout the year, major events are either celebrated or take place in the park: Tulip Festival, Rose Festival, Summer Nights Illuminations, Cosmos Festival, Autumn rose Festival, Winter Illumination, Winter Festival, Hellebore Festival and the Hepatica Festival.

Echigo Hillside Park Information

  • Paid parking is available. Free for the disabled and the handicapped.
  • Put dogs on a leash.
  • Bring no restricted items to the park. Check attraction website for the list.
  • Find a map of the park on the attraction website.

Echigo Hillside Park Ticket Prices

  • Adult groups of 20+: 290 yen/person
  • Children (Primary and Junior High Students): 80 yen (50 yen for groups)
  • Over 65 years old: 210 yen
  • Free for preschoolers.
  • Free for the disabled and the handicapped.
  • No charges during winter.

Echigo Hillside Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • January,February,March: Closed on Mondays, unless its a national holiday, in which case closed the next day.
  • Might be closed on certain days in November and December. Call attraction for day of you intended visit.
  • Closed in Winter (December - February): Walking Path, Barbecue Area, Koshi-no-ike Pond, Flower Hill, English Garden, and the Summer House at Chi-no-jin.

How To reach Echigo Hillside Park by Public Transport

  • Bus: New Town line via Sekihara. Take the bus from platform 6 to the park.
  • Drive to here or take a taxi.

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Echigo Hillside Park, Nagaoka Reviews

  • The park is enjoyable even in the winter with riding sled. Most of people bring lunch box and folding type tent in the summer.

  • Nice

  • ここは、チューリップ、バラ、コスモスなど四季折々の花を楽しめる所です。また、ターザンロープ、ローラー滑り台、トランポリン、スカイジムなど20数種類の遊具があり、子供達に大人気です。更に、変形自転車もあり、楽しまれています。その他、生き物や植物の観察などの体験やイベントも多く用意されています。このように老若男女、皆が楽しめる場所です。特に家族連れには最適です。飲食は、喫茶・軽食からバーベキューまで色々選べます。 入園料は、大人410円で別途駐車場料金が310円かかります。無料開放日が設定されていますので、調べてみてはどうでしょう。

  • 広い芝があるので思いっきり遊べます。花も多くあるので、癒されますね。イルミネーションが季節によって点灯するので、おすすめです。冬はそり、スキーができます。

  • 今の季節 園内の「香りのばら園」の薔薇が咲き始めるのにともなって、香りのばら祭りが6月18日まで開催されている。 期間中の5月28日、6月4日、6月11日の各日曜日は午前7時の早朝開園となりガーデンツアーなどイベントも開かれる。 中でも、5月28日の日曜日は入園料が無料(駐車料金普通車310円 は有料)になる。 なお、この催しは秋(10月頃)にも開催されている。 いつ訪れても、その都度、その季節毎の花々が温かく出迎えてくれ心が和む場所だ。 その花の中でも特に… 優雅な薔薇の花とその香りに包まれたなら、きっと心身ともにさらに癒されるにちがいない。

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