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Kiritappu Wetland Is Observed on Wetland without Getting Wet -Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka-

April 5th, 2016

Kiritappu Wetland National Trust (霧多布湿原ナショナルトラスト) in Hamanaka town is located between Kushiro city and Nemuro city and is a specified nonprofit corporation established for the protection of the wetland in 1986. They have wetland observation facilities in the south side of the Kiritappu wetland. There are an information center (インフォメーション・センター) and a coffee shop in the building, and tourists can take a break. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

Stylish Appearance of Building
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka
Guide Signboard
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka
Wetlands Are Sold
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka
Kiritappu Wetland
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka
Resting Space
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka
Observation Deck on Rooftop
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust in Hamanaka

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 (花の湿原), 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 are seen from June to August. Biwase Wooden Path (琵琶瀬木道) with 500 m in total length and Nakanohama Wooden Path (仲の浜木道) with 700 m in total length are built beside the facility, and tourists can observe the wetland along the wooden paths. In addition, if the tourists want to go a little far, they lent a bicycle and the tourists can use the bicycle freely.

Biwase Wooden Path with 500 m in Total Length
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka
Lobelia
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka
Yarrow
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka
Biwase River
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka
Yezo Aconite
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka
Nakanohama Wooden Path
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka
Nakanohama Wooden Path
Kiritappu Wetland National Trust, Hamanaka

Atmosphere of Kiritappu Wetland Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Kiritappu Wetland

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (10 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours * Information center 10:00-16:00
Regular closing day Open year all round * Information center Irregular closing day
Telephone number +81-153-62-4600
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 614 520 501*52

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Kiritappu.

Ryokan Kurimoto(旅館 くりもと)
Booking
Minshuku Misaki(民宿 岬) Only Tel:+81-153-62-2367
Kawamura Ryokan(川村旅館) Only Tel:+81-153-62-2326
Etopirikamura(えとぴりか村)
Booking
Minshuku Bankamu(民宿 伴架夢) Only Tel:+81-153-62-2159
Shoku-no-Yado Kiritappuri(食の宿 霧多布里)
Booking
Jalan
Minshuku Watanabe(民宿 わたなべ)
Booking
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)
HP
Booking
Jalan
Shukubo Cabanon(宿房 樺のん)
Booking
Poroto-annaisha(ポロト案内舎)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

A page of Kiritappu is here

Kiritappu

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