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[Onuma Kohan Marshland in Nanae] Skunk Cabbage and Narcissus Can Be Seen in Early Spring

Onuma Kohan Marshland

Onuma Kohan Marshland (大沼湖畔湿地) is a wetland in the east side of the Lake Onuma (大沼), Nanae town located in the northern part of Hakodate city, and is relatively near Nagareyama Onsen Station. The lake has been registered under the Ramsar Convention since 2012. This place is known for skunk cabbage and narcissus in an early spring, and Mt. Komagadake can be seen on the lakeshore. Here is one of tourist spots for cycling, so there is not sightseeing facility containing a parking lot at all. Admission free.

Narcissus
Onuma Kohan Marshland in Nanae

Onuma Quasi-National Park

Onuma Quasi-National Park (大沼国定公園) is a quasi-national park at the foot of Mt. Komagatake (駒ヶ岳) in the southern part of Hokkaido, and is between Nanae town, Shikabe town and Mori town. Its area is 9,083 ha. The park has been designated as the quasi-national park since 1958, and 2 million tourists come. It consists of the Mt. Komagatake of 1,131 m elevation, an active volcano, Lake Ounma (大沼湖), Lake Konuma (小沼湖), Junsai Swamp (蓴菜沼), and beautiful scneries are highlights. The Onuma Quasi-National Park has been chosen as one of The 3 New Views of Japan (新日本三景) together with Miho-no-Matsubara (三保の松原) in Shizuoka prefecture and Yabakei (耶馬渓) in Oita prefecture since 1915. It is also famous for fall foliage, and has been chosen as one of The 100 Best Fall Foliage Spots in Japan (日本紅葉の名所100選). When the Mt. Komagatake erupted from 50,000 to 30,000 years ago, a river was dammed by flowing mud flood, and those lakes were created. Wetlands have been registered under the Ramsar Convention since 2012, and wild waterfowls such as Goose and Duck rest their wings on the surface of the lake. Read More

Onuma Quasi-National Park
Onuma Quasi-National Park

Look of Onuma Kohan Marshland

An entrance of the Onuma Kohan Marshland is along Onuma Park Line (大沼公園線 Hokkaido Road 338), and narrow wooden paths of about 110 m length are built on the wetland. It takes about 3 minutes from the entrance to the lakeshore on foot. The skunk cabbage and the narcissus can be observed along the wooden paths in the early spring. The Mt. Komagadake and some small islands can be seen on the lakeshore, too. Visitors may go a round for about 15 minutes on foot.

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Onuma Kohan Marshland in Nanae
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Onuma Kohan Marshland in Nanae
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Onuma Kohan Marshland in Nanae
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Lake Onuma
Onuma Kohan Marshland in Nanae
Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Parking lot is not provided
Business hour Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-138-67-2170
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 86 880 583*35

List of Activities

Refer to following websites for the activity companies around the Lake Onuma. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Rental Bicycle

Rental Bicycle

Onuma Quasi-National Park

Friendly Bear(フレンドリーベア)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Porotokan(ポロト館)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

Canoe Tour

Movie of Canoe Tour


Exander Onuma Canoe House(イクサンダー大沼カヌーハウス)
Jalan
Neverland Tour Office(ネバーランド・ツアーオフィス)
HP
Jalan

Sightseeing Boat Cruise

Movie of Sightseeing Boat Cruise


Hokkaido Sightseeing Concierge Center(北海道観光コンシェルジュセンター)
Jalan
Onuma Godo Yusen(大沼合同遊船)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

Segway Tour

Movie of Segway Tour


Segway Japan(セグウェイジャパン)

Horse Trekking

Sonnys Stable(サニーズステーブル)
Jalan
Onuma Nagareyama Ranch(大沼流山牧場)
ASOVIEW

Leisure Land

Greenpia Onuma(グリーンピア大沼)
ASOVIEW

Guided Nature Tour

Onuma International Exchange Plaza(大沼国際交流プラザ)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

Gondola

Movie of Gondola


Hakodate Nanae Gondola(函館七飯ゴンドラ)
Jalan

Zip Line

Movie of Zip Line


Hakodate Onuma Prince Hotel(函館大沼プリンスホテル)
ASOVIEW

Pond Smelt Fishing

Movie of Pond Smelt Fishing


Onuma Godo Yusen(大沼合同遊船)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Tai Park(太公園)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Junsai Swamp(蓴菜沼)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Higashi-onuma Camping Site(東大沼キャンプ場)
ASOVIEW
Jalan

Snow Activities

Ice Park Snowman(アイスパークスノーマン)
ASOVIEW
Jalan
Hokkaido Tourism Concierge Center(北海道観光コンシェルジュセンター)
Jalan

Snowshoe Tour

Exander Onuma Canoe House(イクサンダー大沼カヌーハウス)
Jalan
Neverland Tour Office(ネバーランド・ツアーオフィス)
HP
Jalan

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Onuma Park. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Onuma Onsen

Tome-no-Yu(留の湯)
Booking
Hakodate-Onuma Prince Hotel(函館大沼 プリンスホテル)

Nanae

Onuma Tsuruga Auberge Epuy(大沼鶴雅オーベルジュ エプイ)
Pension Heine(ペンションハイネ)
Booking
Rakuten
Station Hotel Asahiya(ステーションホテル 旭屋)
Booking
Minshuku Yukkuri Onuma(民宿ゆっくり大沼)
Booking
Granvillage Onuma(グランヴィレッヂ 大沼)
Onuma Nagareyama Ranch Paard Musee(大沼流山牧場 Paard Musee)
Booking
Jalan
Pension Kaza(ペンション 風 KAZA)
Booking
Niyama Onsen Hotel(ニヤマ温泉ホテル)
Booking
Ryoso Chairoi-Tori(旅荘 茶色い鳥)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Minshuku Kamoiso(民宿 鴨井荘)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Minshuku Fujiya(民宿 藤屋) Only tel: +81-138-65-8164
Pension Nori Hana(ペンション のり☆はな)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Business Minshuku Hana-no-Yado(ビジネス民宿 華の宿)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Beyond Village(ビヨンドビレッジ)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Higashi-onuma Campsite(東大沼キャンプ場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

Mori

Greenpia Onuma(グリーンピア大沼)
Pension Mori-no-Naka-no-Chisana-Ie(ペンション 森の中の小さな家)
Booking
Jalan
Chappurin-kan(ちゃっぷ林館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Hokkaido Youth Nature Hall Napal Forest(北海道青少年自然の家(ネイパル森))
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Business Hotel Fresco Mori(ビジネスホテル フレスコ森)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Take-no-Ie Ryokan(竹の家旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Midori Ryokan(みどり旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Minshuku Shiosai(民宿潮騒)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Ryokan Tsubaki(旅館椿)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Kikushui Ryokan(菊水旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Midori and Rock Campsite(みどりとロックの広場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Booking.com
Booking.com

A page of Onuma Quasi-National Park is here

Onuma Quasi-National Park

By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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