Another good place to run in central Chiba is to combine the paths around Kasori Midden with the adjacent riverside path. Overall, this route is 6.8 km.
Start with a loop around Kasori Shell Midden, the largest shellmound in the world. There’s an open air archaeological park and indoor museum. A loop of the main paths is ~1 km. Then, take the small path next to the former Ōsuga Family House to connect to the path along the narrow river. Head north for 0.8 km to the end Arch Hill Tennis Club, turning around to take path for 2.4 km to the southern end. There are paths on either side of the river — mainly gravel with a couple of paved sections.
- 6.8 km (4.2 miles)
- 35m (116 feet)
- Near parking area of Kasori Midden