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Kushiro-shitsugen Can Be Enjoyed on Wooden Paths -Onnenai Visitor Center in Tsurui-

April 8th, 2016

Onnenai Visitor Center (温根内ビジターセンター) is a information center (インフォメーション・センター) that tourists can collect knowledges and informations about wetlands on the west side of Kushiro-shitsugen Wetland (釧路湿原). Onnenai Boardwalk (温根内木道) is built on the wetland. The tourists can observe various plants such as a reed, a sedge, a bog moss, and visiotrs can make a round for about 1 hour. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

Wooden Path to Onnenai Visitor Center
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Onnenai Visitor Center
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Onnenai Visitor Center
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro

The Onnenai Boardwalk has 3 courses, and visitors can choose the course depending on the necessary time. In addition, the Onnenai Boardwalk is connected to Kushiro Shitsugen Observatory Boardwalk (釧路市湿原展望台木道) along Remainds of Tsurui Railroad Tracks (鶴居軌道跡探勝路). By the way, many mosquitoes fly in the air, so you would better bring a mosquito repellent.

Japanese Alder grows
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Calla
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Wooden Path
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Rabbitear Iris
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Wetland
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Wooden Path
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Reed and Sedge
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Wooden Path
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
I Met Deer by Chance
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro
Stairs
Onnenai Visitor Center in Kushiro

Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland National Park (釧路湿原国立公園) that 500,000 people visit every year is a famous sightseeing spot in the Eastern Hokkaido and is the largest wetland with 18,290 ha in Japan. It was designed as a wetland under Ramsar Convention in 1980, and developments had been limited strictly. There are many rare animals inhabit and plants including Japanese cranes, Blakiston's fish-owls that are only 100 in Hokkaido, Iijima Ruriboshiyanma (イイジマルリボシヤンマ) that is the remaining specy in the glacial epoch, Itou fish (イトウ) that is said to be a very rare fish, Kushiro jacob's ladder (クシロハナシノブ) that is the remaining specy in the glacial epoch, Bogberry and Yachibouzu.

Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland National Park
Kushiro-Shitsugen Wetland National Park

Atmosphere of Onnenai Boardwalk Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Onnenai Boardwalk

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (50 cars).
Business hour From April to October 10:00-17:00
From November to March 10:00-16:00
Regular closing day Tuesday, Year-end and New Year holidays
Telephone number +81-154-65-2323
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 149 669 832*13

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Kushiro-shitsugen Wetland.

Lake Shirarutoro Campsite(シラルトロ湖キャンプ場)      
Kushiro Marshland National Park "Ikoi-no-Ie Kayanuma"(くしろ湿原パーク 憩の家 かや沼)    
Yamahana Onsen Rifre(山花温泉リフレ)    
Circle House Red Beret(サークルハウス赤いベレー)    
Palude Kushiro(駅前ホテル パルーデ釧路)  
Super Hotel Kushiro-ekimae(スーパーホテル 釧路駅前)    
Super Hotel Kushiro(スーパーホテル釧路)    
Hotel Route-Inn Kushiro Ekimae(ホテルルートイン釧路駅前)  
Hotel AreaOne Kushiro(ホテルエリアワン釧路)  
Kushiro Century Castle Hotel(釧路センチュリーキャッスルホテル)  
La Vista Kushirogawa(ラビスタ釧路川)  
Hotel Rasso Kushiro(ホテルラッソ釧路)  
Comfort Hotel Kushiro(コンフォートホテル釧路)  
Hotel Crown Hills Kushiro(ホテルクラウンヒルズ釧路)  
Hotel Axia Inn Kushiro(ホテルアクシアイン釧路)  
Kushiro Royal Inn(釧路ロイヤルイン)  
Hotel Paco Kushiro(天然温泉ホテルパコ釧路)    
Kushiro Prince Hotel(釧路プリンスホテル)  
ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kushiro(ANAクラウンプラザホテル釧路)  
Toyoko Inn Kushiro Jujigai(東横イン釧路十字街)    
Kushiroshitsugen Toro Inn(釧路湿原 とうろの宿)    
Athele Inn(アスリートイン)      
Lodge Shirarutoro(シラルトロ温泉 ロッジ シラルトロ)    
Tsurui Dosanko Ranch(鶴居どさんこ牧場)      
Lasting Hotel(ラスティングホテル)    
Minshuku Kano(民宿かのう)        
Business Hotel Frontier(ビジネスホテル フロンティア)      
Hotel Marshland(ホテル マーシュランド)    
Hotel Mercci(バリアフリーホテル メルシー)      
Business Ryokan Tokiwaso(ビジネス旅館 富喜和荘)        
Hotel Marshland Annex(ホテル マーシュランド別館)    
Shinfuji Ryokan(新富士旅館)        
Guest House Yasumizaka(民宿 休坂)  
Minshuku Green Park(民宿グリーンパーク)        
Sumire Ryokan(すみれ旅館)      
Business Hotel Nakazono Daiichi(ビジネス ホテル 中園第一)      
Wakatake Ryokan(若竹旅館)      
Heart'n Tree(ハートン ツリー)    
Kushiro Shitsugen Tohro Youth Hostel(釧路湿原とうろユースホステル)  
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A page of Kushiro-shitsugen National Park is here

Kushiro-shitsugen National Park

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