[Scenic Touring] [Toyama Prefecture] Motorcycle trip to Shomyo Falls! A journey to visit waterfalls and be healed by negative ions

Hello! This is _hiroyuki.ta, a moto blogger.

This time, I would like to introduce a motorcycle trip to Shomyo Falls in Toyama Prefecture.

Shomyo Falls is the highest waterfall in Japan, and its power is overwhelming.

This time, I toured to Shomyo Falls on a Harley Sports Glide (FLSB).


What is Shomyo Falls?

Shomyo Falls is a waterfall located in Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture.

This waterfall spans the Shomagawa River, a tributary of the Kurobe River, and has a drop of 350 meters.

The waterfall basin is approximately 10m in diameter and approximately 20m deep.

Shomyo Falls is also counted as one of Japan’s top three waterfalls.

Route to Shomyo Falls

The route from central Tokyo to Shomyo Falls is as follows.

  • Get off at the Shibukawa-Ikaho IC on the Kanetsu Expressway.
  • Proceed west on National Route 291 and south on National Route 359, finishing at Shomyo Falls.

Highlights of Shomyo Falls


The highlight of Shomyo Falls is definitely its drop.

When you look up from the basin of the waterfall, you will be overwhelmed by its power.

In addition, you can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons at Shomyo Falls.

No matter when you visit, it is beautiful: fresh greenery in spring, shaded greenery in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snowy scenery in winter.

Shomyo Falls Motorcycle Parking Lot

At Shomyo Falls, there is a “Shomyo Falls Parking Lot” right near the waterfall.

Parking is free.


Shomyo Falls is a perfect spot for touring on a motorcycle.

Why not enjoy a bike trip to the fullest while admiring the impressive waterfall?

How to say Shomyo Falls in English

Shomyo-taki is called “Shomyo-taki” in English.