Aburayama Forest Park油山市民の森

Just 40 minutes bus ride from Hakata station, Aburayama Forest Park is a refreshing paradise on the halfway up the Mt. Abura. The park is a cluster of diverse varieties of flowers and trees, like cherry tree, wax tree, zelkova, American Sweetgum, cedar, Japanese cypress, maples and camellias, some of them from Asian and European countries. Apart from plants, the park is perfect for outdoor activities lovers. On weekends, local families often take a hike, go camping or have a picnic here.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 2,000

The age of trees:

Variety: Yoshino cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Aburayama Forest Park

Cherry blossom viewing period: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2019: late March to early April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): late March to early April

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: not available

How to visit

Access: A 1-hour walk from Nishitetsu “Aburayama” or “Aburayama Danchi-guchi” bus stop
Address: 855-4 Meotoiwa, Hibaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka
Japanese address: 福岡県福岡市南区桧原855-4