Michinoku Park is located along Route 286, which links the cities of Sendai and Yamagata, about midway between Sendai and Yamagata, approximately one hour from either of them.
Michinoku Lakewood National Government Park

Rest Houses, shops

South Gate Rest House Shop

Souvenirs / Specialties of Kawasaki-machi / Toys


Located outside of the South Gate in the car park, there is a spacious rest house with a shop. The shop sells sweets, souvenirs, drinks, etc. Please drop in before and after visiting Michinoku Park.

※Open throughout the year

Colorful Yakata Cafe

Pancake with ice cream topping / Ice cream and yogurt


Have a light meal at this rest house at the bottom of a hill shaped like a tumulus in the Colorful Area, while gazing at the view of the Colorful Area and the Water Area. Information about the park facilities and events is available here. Enjoy the beautiful view of the Zao mountain range from the top of the hill.

Relaxation Forest Cafe

Udon noodles with deep fried vegetables / Fried chicken on a stick


At the cafe at the entrance to the Relaxation Forest, have a light meal on the terrace in front of the cafe, surrounded by nature. Disk golf equipment and other toys to play with in the Relaxation Forest are available for loan. During the potato soup party season, the shop accepts advance orders for the ingredients for potato soup and barbecues, and fuel, etc., to prepare in the adjoining Play Area.

※Closed December 1 – end of February

Kamoshika-chaya Restaurant

Handmade soba noodles / Soba noodles with duck meat / Sweet dumplings with ice cream topping


At this eatery in the Michinoku Park Rest House, have a meal while gazing at the beautiful view of Lake Kamafusa. This is the sale point to purchase Kawasaki-machi fresh vegetables, processed food, and food delivered directly from the place of production. At the adjoining Michinoku Park Rest House, see information of events at Michinoku Park and information of nearby sightseeing spots.

※Group reservations welcome (up to about 45 people).
※Advance orders accepted for boxed lunches, and ingredients for barbecues and potato soup.

※Closed December 1 – end of February