Odate area

Rail Bikes (Odate-Kosaka)

One of the most popular family-friendly activites in the area!

Specially designed bicycles allow guests to ride on the decommissioned Kosaka Railway tracks.

Along the way, riders can enjoy breathtaking views while crossing the Nagaki River.

Perfect for the whole family!

Introductory Video

2-Person (2-person pedal)

Electric-motor assisted.
Recommended for young children who would also like to pedal.

3-Person (2-person pedal)

Perfect of parents with small children.
(Seatbelt installed)

4-Person (4-person pedal)

Popular 4-person bike.
Easy to pedal, and the view is great!

2-Person (1 person pedal)

Electric-motor assisted.
Feel the wind in your hair! Single riders welcome.

Further Information


2-Person ¥2,500 (souvenir picture included)
4-Person ¥3,500 yen (souvenir picture included)
Cart, Junior High+ ¥1200 per person (one souvenir picture per group included)


Season: Mid-April to mid-November
Time: 9:00 to 16:00 (Starts on the hour every hour; every half hour depending on demand).
Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday
*If Tues./Wed. is a holiday, the Rail Bike will open for business and close the next business day.
Note: Open every day in August.


Reservations can be made on the phone or online from one month to 90 minutes beforehand.

Online reservations from April 1st, phone reservations from mid-April.

Suitable ages

Suitable for all ages!

・Children junior high school age and under must be accompanied by an adult.
・The #9 cart is available for children under 130 cm to pedal.
・Bike sizes vary by cart. Please enquire during reservation.

Cancellation policy

No fee for cancellation.
Please call or email to cancel as soon as possible.
Please call to cancel on the scheduled day.

What to bring・Precautions

・In the event of rain, please prepare a rain jacket.
・Rain ponchos are sold at reception.
・In the event of heavy rain or thunderstorm, service will be suspended without notice.
・No stopping or fooling around on the iron bridge.
※Weather may differ from Odate City, please enquire beforehand.


【Odate・Kosaka Rail Bike】
30-2 Aza Ōtakai Yukisawa Ōdate City,Akita
(In front of Seifuso Onsen)

Sponsor information

Odate・Kosaka Rail Bike
Nagaki River Valley Information Center
30-2 Aza Ōtaki Yukisawa Ōdate City,Akita
(in front of Seifuso Onsen)
TEL 0186-50-2555
Hours: 8:30 to 16:30