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Fukushen Gardens

Editor's Note: Fukushen Garden was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on August 14, 2009; you can read a PDF copy of that original review HERE. The post...

Beach Rock Village

CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS Tree terraces, delicious food and a yurt to sleep in... sounds like the perfect combination for a relaxing getaway and what’s...

Yoshinoura Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS My kids and I are trying to knock out as many parks as we can this summer; often we go to...

Ginowan Seaside Park

  CONTRIBUTED BY MARISSA MATSUZAKI There are so many parks in Okinawa to explore. What type of parks do you fancy? How about one with a...

Taiho Dam Park

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA Some of the best advice I can give to those that love finding free activities to do and who enjoy the...

Tokosaki Niji Park (aka Toyosaki Rainbow Park)

Editor’s Note: This park was originally reviewed on Okinawa Hai on April 16,2007. The post below is an updated take on the park with more...

Senaga Island (Senagajima)

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN While I love to explore everything as much as I can on Okinawa, my main driving force to do so is...

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...

Sueyoshi Koen (Park)

CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Sueyoshi Koen is a large park along the southern edge of Urasoe and the northern edge of Naha. It provides a...

Onna-son (Onna Village) Akama Athletic Park

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA By far one of the nicest places on island to get one’s PT on is Onna Village’s Akama Athletic Park. The park...

Kanna Dam Park

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE CAMINA One of the best things to do in Okinawa is explore its many parks and recreational areas—and the island is certainly...

Toyosaki Comprehensive Park

CONTRIBUTED BY ANTHONY CAMINA Most experienced shoppers on the island are well aware of the mega outlet mall Ashibanaa. For those who may be looking...

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...

Yuki No Hama Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Usually when I discover new playgrounds with my kids, my husband is not with me. On this particular trip he was....

Haebaru’s Beaury Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Thanks to a tip from a great friend at amymaddocks.com, I hit another playground gold mine! Introducing, Haebaru's Beaury Park. The...

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....

Urasoe Area Parks

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN One great thing about living in the Urasoe area is that it is filled with parks! The parks may not be...

Maehara Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Do you have children that all prefer different types of slides but lack the energy to park hop all day? Relief...

Motobu Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN We have enjoyed our excursions throughout Okinawa and discovering finding the local parks. But I was amazed again when I was...

Organic Okinawa: Volunteers Keeping Okinawa Beautiful

CONTRIBUTED BY IRWIN DULAN II Recently while strolling through Urasoe Dai Koen I came across a friendly elderly gentleman. Dressed in a smart exercise jumper...

Uji Baru Koen Park

CONTRIBUTED BY MARLOW TOWNES Driving to the Japanese post office one day I noticed a small parking lot, map, and nice stairway up the hillside. Upon...

Omiya Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Soon after my son started attending a Japanese preschool, we discovered this playground right around the corner. The Omiya Park is...

Ogido Park (Nakagusuku Park)

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Editor's Note: A reader has commented that a sign at this park names it Nakagusuku Park, rather than Ogido Park.  Introducing the...

Urashiro Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Nestled away in the quiet neighborhood of Gusukuma is Urashiro Park. This small little park is great for the little ones...

Yuhi Jido Koen Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Nestled away from the noise of the 58 and next to the outlet of the Makiminato-gawa River is Yuhi Jido Park....

Gajumaru Jidou Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN In Uchidomari, there is a cute little park that my boys and I fell in love with. Gajumaru Jidou Park is...

Izumi Sho Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN Izumi Sho Park is definitely a place for kids of all ages. It has a slow-moving roller slide for the little ones,...

Roller Slide Park (Tobaru Koen Park)

CONTRIBUTED BY MARLOW TOWNES Editor's Note: This park was originally featured on our site back in 2007. Click here to read the original Tobaru Koen...

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...

Kitamae Park

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER OLSEN While driving on the 58 past Camp Foster’s commissary gate, I noticed an area that might be a park. Sure enough,...

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