Sendai Akiu Visitor Center is a gateway to the rich natural, meeting place of the beautiful landscapes with peaks and valleys.

Facility Information

The Sendai Akiu Visitor Center is a facility which introduces the features of nature in Akiu by displaying informational panels and models. You will get to know the rich natural environment of Zao National park and prefectural natural Park Futakuchi valley.
We manage reservations on Futakuchi campsite. When you go hiking on Daito-dake, please remember to fill out the entry form here. Please feel free to contact us.

Opening hours 4/1-11/30  9:00~16:30
Closed days Tuesdays (open if it is national holiday, closed the next day)
12/1 ~ 3/31: closed in winter
Admission fee Free

Photos of Sendai Akiu Visitor Center

Entrance Hall

Entrance Hall

Information for the area and reservations for Futakuchi campsite. Welcome information for the following sites; Sudare-taki waterfall, Banji rock and Akiu Otaki Waterfall.

Exhibition room

Exhibition room

Displays animals, plants, nature and waterfalls of Futakuchi valley using informational panels and a relief map.


Lecture room

We will be screening the "Four seasons of Akiu”, to introduce the effects of the four seasons on animals and plants.

Hiking plan entry form submission office

Hiking plan entry form submission office

It is mandatory to submit an entry form. Please remember to fill out the entry form in this office in order to hike Mt. Daito or Sanbokurayama mountain and other mountains around the area.

Contact Us

Information is in Japanese only
(12/1 ~ 3/31: closed in winter)
Akiu Sato Center