Camping Ground like Resort -Lake Kanayama in Minamifurano-
July 18th, 2014
Lake Kanayama (金山湖) is a man-made lake in Minamifurano town. Kanayama Dam was built in 1967, and the Lake Kanayama was born. The kanayama Dam is an only concrete hollow gravity dam with 74 m in height in Hokkaido and was chosen as "100 Best Lake Created by Dam in Japan", too. It is a popular tourist attraction for 740,000 people visiting.
There are Kanayamako Rest Center (かなやま湖保養センター), Kanayamakohan Camping Ground (かなやま湖畔キャンプ場), Kanayamako Auto Camping Ground (かなやま湖オートキャンプ場), a go-cart course, bungalows, Log House Village, a tennis court, a lavender garden, Shikanosawagawa-joryu Park (鹿の沢川上流公園) around the Lake kanayama. Kanayamako Festival (かなやま湖湖水まつり) is held in a summer, and many tourists come to watch fireworks.
Ample camping facilities are famous, and tourists can play on a boat and a canoe on the surface of the lake. Itou fish and Dolly Varden Trout inhabited the lake and it became a popular topic when a big Itou fish was caught about 20 years ago. Ffresh-water smelt fishing is prosperous in a winter. * Tourists need to pay money for camping and a use of facilities.
Refer to following websites for a canoe tour.
|Minami-Furano Lake Kanayama Canoe Tour
|Little Trss (リトル・トリー) sponsors canoe tours from late April to late September. It takes about a hour. Participants gather on a parking lot of Kanayamako Hoyo Center (かなやま湖保養センター) at 6 am. For age 2-years old and up. You can reserve the canoe tours on Sotoasobi (そとあそび).|
Atmosphere of Lake Kanayama Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking lot is provided (1500 cars)|
|Business hours||Open for 24 hours|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||550 254 704*63|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Lake Kanayama.
|Kanayamako Rst Center(かなやま湖保養センター)|
|Kanayamako Auto Camping Ground(かなやま湖オートキャンプ場)|
|Kanayamakohan Camping Ground(かなやま湖畔キャンプ場)|