Yaezakura Swan boats lake at Kawagoe Water Park

Kawagoe Park, also known as Kawagoe Water Park, Kawagoe Suijo Kouen, or Kawagoe Aquatic Park, is a great all year round park in a rural area of Kawagoe. It is home to one of Saitama’s largest aqua parks which opens seasonally in summer. The park is particularly renowned for itsRead More →

Shinrin Park

Best of Saitama: the sprawling lush Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park, aka Shinrin Park: Latest information: in an effort to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, Shinrin Park will be temporarily closed from Saturday May 15th to Monday May 31st 2021. Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park West Gate Central GateRead More →

Shiroyama Park

We’ve been hanging out in Shiroyama park quite a lot recently. Thanks to the Family Walker magazine featuring the new piece of playground equipment (the red and white pirate ship pictured below) and suggesting it as a hanami location. We had visited a few times in the past, but it didn’t make that much ofRead More →

Suitable for a day trip from Tokyo, Chikozan park is a Multi-purpose park with Campsite, BBQ, Zoo, Fishing, Sport facilities, Athletic Playground, Multi-use Playground, Beautiful Flora and Fauna. Chikozan Park Chikozan Park in Sayama is close to the controversial proposed site of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Golf Tournament. It isRead More →