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Only Dam in Most Upstream of Ishikari River -Lake Taisetsu in Kamikawa-

August 16th, 2015

Lake Taisetsu (大雪湖) is a man-made lake in Kamikawa town located in the southeastern part of Asahikawa city. Taisetsu Dam (大雪ダム) was built in 1975 and the Lake Taisetsu was borned. There is the lake just near Sounkyo (層雲峡). Taisetsu Dam is the only dam in the main stream of Ishikari River (石狩川) and is located in the most upstream of the Ishikari River. It is a multipurpose rock-fill dam with 86.5 m in height and 440 m in length. Candy Trouts and Dolly Varden Trouts inhabit in the lake, and many fishing visitors come. In addition, dam cards are distributed in the Taisetsu Dam Management Branch (大雪ダム管理支所), too.

Lake Taisetsu
Lake Taisetsu in Kamikawa
I Look at Daisetsu Mountain Range
Lake Taisetsu in Kamikawa
National Route 273 on Taisetsu Dam
Lake Taisetsu in Kamikawa
Bottom of Dam
Lake Taisetsu in Kamikawa
Ocean of Trees Spread over
Lake Taisetsu in Kamikawa

Atmosphere of Lake Taisetsu Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Lake Taisetsu

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (3 cars)
Business hour Open 24 hours
Regular closing day None
Telephone number +81-1658-5-3141
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 743 635 060*25

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Lake Taisetsu.

Sounkaku Grand Hotel(層雲閣グランドホテル)
Hotel Taisetsu(ホテル大雪)
Sounkyo Kanko Hotel(層雲峡観光ホテル)
Choyotei(朝陽亭)
Choyo Resort(朝陽リゾートホテル)
Hotel Northern Lodge(ホテルノーザンロッジ)
Booking
Yumoto Ginsenkaku(湯元銀泉閣)
Minshuku Todate(民宿とだて)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Sounkyo Youth Hostel(層雲峡ユースホステル)
Booking
Rakuten
Hotel Kumoi(ホテル雲井)
HP
Booking
Mount View Hotel(マウントビューホテル)
Resort Pension Yama-no-Ue(リゾートペンション 山の上)
Pension Ginga(ペンション銀河)
Booking
Booking.com

A page of Daisetsuzan National Park is here

Daisetsuzan National Park

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