As of Nov 15th 2017 the trail to the falls is closed in the middle now, the only way to reach the falls is driving or taking a taxi to Dainichi Parking. You can walk from there. Please note that the driving road to Dainichi Parking is one way from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Please refer to this link (Japanese)- http://www.mino-park.jp/e136331.html
Temporary road block in the middle area of the trail
- Falls, Not Man-Made!
- Partial removal of the road block