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Dai Sekirinazan Park

Dai Sekirinazan Park CONTRIBUTED BY DEJAILA SIMMS Okinawa Quasi-National Park Dai sekirinazan lies at the north end of Okinawa, near Cape Hedo. The park goes through a subtropical forest...

Nakijin Castle Ruins: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in 2015, but we received another post with some valuable information that we felt should be added....

Zakimi Castle Site Park “Wooden Way” Jogging/Walking Trail

CONTRIBUTED BY JENNIFER GILES Zakimi Castle Site Park has a paved trail that leads to “Wooden Way”, a long boardwalk that runs through a dense...

Ogimi River Trek

CONTRIBUTED BY CAPTAIN IAN Looking for a sheer, unadulterated, organic adventure in the form of a gorgeous fresh water river trek? Here's our answer! I have...

Happy Cave

CONTRIBUTED BY CAPTAIN IAN In world war II the Japanese began leafletting propaganda from airplanes over Okinawa preceding the immanent invasion of the American Naval...

Hiking Ishikawadake

CONTRIBUTED BY ARIELLE SULLIVAN The trail begins with a wooden stairway built into the side of the mountain. As you continue to climb, you will...

Hiji Falls

Editor’s Note: Hiji Falls was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on August 7, 2007; you can read a PDF copy of the original review HERE....

Yamashishigaki Mutayama Trail

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA Near the Shah Bay Mutabaru Observatory in Ogimi, there is a small statue of a wild boar lying next to a...

Shah Bay Mutabaru Observatory

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA Perched high within the Ogimi mountainside is a lovely overlook area once belonging to a defunct resort hotel (Shah Bay) which...

Igimihakinzo Park

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA A neat little scenic spot to visit the next time you are in the northern Okinawa area is Igimihakinzo Observatory Park....

The Azalea Festival in Higashi Village

The 2016 azalea festival on Okinawa runs from March 1st through the 21st. Find out more below! CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Annually in March Higashi Village hosts a...

Matsuda Mēgā Gama Cave and Remains Tour

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA The Mēgā Gama Cave and Remains Tour differs from the Mēgā Gama Cave Tour in the sense that the former does...

Nago Castle Park

CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Ground zero during cherry blossom season, this majestic 71.1 hectare park sits high above the urban skyline on Mt. Nago. Once...

Kin Dam Park

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA Kin Dam Park is one of the newest parks to open in Okinawa. Located just past Camp Hansen, off Route 329,...

Fold of the Kayo Formation

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA Along the northeastern coastline of Okinawa, dotted by sleepy fishing villages and occasional signs pointing tourists towards secluded cafes, sit a...

Mount Yaedake and Sakura no Mori Park

CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Towering high above the Motobu landscape is the expansive and beautiful Mount Yaedake. It is ironic that as prominent as the...

Kinjocho Stone Pavement

CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY COZZIE This month my husband and I made a challenge to find free things to do on Okinawa, so we decided to...

Otohadake Forest Park

CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Northern Okinawa can be a wonderland for those adventurous souls seeking special places to explore off the beaten path and guidebooks....

Geocaching on Okinawa

For those of you who are new(er) to the island and looking for some great outdoor activities to help you explore the island -...

Tree Village (Hedo of Ogimi Village)

CONTRIBUTED BY AMY MADDOCKS When’s the last time you saw a random road in Oki and wondered where it led? That happens to us almost daily. When...

Miyagi Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN While running one day, I noticed a tree-lined pathway that led to a park. Upon returning with my kids we discovered...

Tomori Stone Lions

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN About eight months ago a friend mentioned that her family visited some WWII sites. “What?!” I am a war history...

Todoroki Waterfall (aka Ice House Falls)

CONTRIBUTED BY SANDRA STAMOS Looking for an easy-to-access swimming hole with a waterfall? No hiking skills or river fording is required to find this jewel near...

Southeast Botanical Gardens

Editor’s Note: The Southeast Botanical Gardens were originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on March 29, 2007, August 27, 2007 and October 10, 2008; an additional...

Nago Mountain

CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Nago Mt View 1 After reading about it and finally having a day nice enough for it, I decided to take a...

Tsuken-jima

CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Tsuken-jima is a nice get away easily seen from White Beach or Katsuren castle. Also known as “carrot island”, this place...

Mount Gusuku on Ie Island

Gusuku CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Anywhere from Manzamo to Motobu facing out west toward the sea, you see an island not too far out with a...

Tachigawa Waterfall Cafe

CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Tachigaa Sign On a cloudy Sunday morning, I decided to show my guest (Mom) some of the waterfalls of Okinawa. It’s an...

Mt Hedo & Asumui

CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Mt Hedo Shrine During my last visit to Dai Sekirinzan Park, I noticed a few trails leading off the yellow trail. Later...

Big Hike: Toguchi to Cape Hedo

CONTRIBUTED BY BRIAN T. GUNKEL 15 March 2012, started just as it did the year prior. The weather was getting warmer, beaches start to look...

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