Low Kiritappu Wetland and High Cape Kiritappu Can Be Seen -Kiritappu Wetland Center in Hamanaka-
April 5th, 2016
Kiritappu Wetland Center (霧多布湿原センター) is on a hill in the west side of Kiritappu Wetland (霧多布湿原) in Hamanaka town located between Kushiro city and Nemuro city, and visitors can look over the whole wetland. There are a cafe, a souvenir shop and a restroom at the facility and they guide wetland. That is probably a admission-paid. They rent outdoor goods, and the visitors can rent a mountain bike for JPY 1,000 and boots or binoculars to observe the wetland. Yachibozu Wooden Path (やちぼうず木道) is built at the foot of the Kiritappu Wetland Center. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.
When I read Tweets, Kiritappu Wetland Center seems to be popular.
Yachibozu Wooden Path (やちぼうず木道) has about 300 m in total length, and visitors can walk through thick marshland. There are 3 places with the wooden path, Okubiwase Wildbird Park (奥琵琶瀬野鳥公園), Kiritappu Wetland National Trust (霧多布ナショナル・トラスト) and Kiritappu Wetland Center in the Kiritappu Wetland, and the visitors can best experience the marshland in the 3 places. Yachibozu that was named after Yachibozu Wooden Path grows here and there. A few birdwatchers seem to visit here because of a quiet place.
Kiritappu Wetland has the third largest area, 3,168ha, after Kushiro Wetland (釧路湿原) and Sarobetsu Plain (サロベツ原野) in Japan. The wetland was designed as the Ramsar Convention Wetland in 1993. This is called the wetland of flowers, the Corydalis ambigua and the Skunk cabbage bloom in May, 400 kinds of the flowers such as the Cotton grass and the Yezo-licorice and the Yezo-gentian can be seen from June to August.
Atmosphere of Yachibozu Wooden Path Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (50 Cars)|
|Regular closing day||From October to April Tuesday. Year-end and New Year holidays|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||614 607 049*78|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Kiritappu.
|Ryokan Kurimoto(旅館 くりもと)|
|Minshuku Misaki(民宿 岬)||Only Tel:+81-153-62-2367|
|Kawamura Ryokan(川村旅館)||Only Tel:+81-153-62-2326|
|Minshuku Bankamu(民宿 伴架夢)||Only Tel:+81-153-62-2159|
|Shoku-no-Yado Kiritappuri(食の宿 霧多布里)|
|Minshuku Watanabe(民宿 わたなべ)|
|Minshuku Yorimichi(民宿 より道)||Only Tel:+81-153-62-3359|
|Minshuku Tama-no-Kawa(民宿 玉の川)||Only Tel:+81-153-65-2224|
|Pension Porch(ペンション ポーチ)|
|Shukubo Cabanon(宿房 樺のん)|
A page of Kiritappu is here