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Man-made Lake and Concrete Gravity Dam Are Famous for Ammonite Fossil and Japanese Pond Smelt -Katsurazawa Dam and Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa-

May 3rd, 2014

Katsurazawa Dam (桂沢ダム) in Mikasa city is a concrete gravity dam with about 63.6 m in height and was built in 1957, so Lake Katsurazawa (桂沢湖), Man-made lake, was born. There are a camping ground, a park and a hiking course around the lake, and there are Katsurazawa Ski Resort (桂沢国設スキー場) and Katsurazawa Onsen (桂沢温泉) near the lake. In addition, ammonite fossil excavations are famous. Tourists can enjoy to catch Japanese pond smelt in a winter. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. By the way, a dam card is distributed at Katsurazawa dam management branch.

Lake Katsurazawa
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Lake Katsurazawa
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Information Map Around Dam
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Mr. Kankei Oda's Tanka
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Lake Katsurazawa
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Huge Monument of Dinosaur
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Lake Katsurazawa
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa
Restroom
Lake Katsurazawa in Mikasa

Atmosphere of Lake Katsurazawa Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Lake Katsurazawa

Admission Free of charge
Parking lot -
Business hours Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Open year all round
Telephone number +81-1267-2-3997
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 860 241 592*74

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Lake Katsurazawa.

Yunomoto Onsen Ryokan(湯の元温泉旅館)    
Mikasa Onsen Kagetsuen(三笠温泉花月園)      

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