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.
Atmosphere of Lake Katsurazawa Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission||Free of charge|
|Business hours||Open 24 hours|
|Regular closing day||Open year all round|
|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)|