There is the Lake Tokiwa nearby whose circumference is 12km. When you take a walk around this Youth Hostel located in the north, you can observe many wild birds all year round. In the park, you can visit the botanical garden of tropical plants and a memorial hall of caol and observe white pelicans closely. This YH is located in the middle of Yamaguchi, Shimonoseki and Akiyoshidai, so you can enjoy
It takes 25min by bus bound for Hirakidai from Ubeshinkawa station on JR Ube line. Get off at Hiraki stop and 10minutes' walk.
Domitory for 4 to 8 people (x 10)