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[Kabutonuma Swamp in Toyotomi] Fulfilling Camping Ground of Kabutonuma Park

October 25th, 2015

Kabutonuma Swamp

Kabutonuma Swamp (兜沼) is a freshwater lake in Toyotomi town located in the southern part of Wakkanai city. In the northernmost part of Kami-sarobetsu Plain (上サロベツ原野) located in the norhern part of Sarobetsu Plain (サロベツ原野), Rishiri‐Rebun‐Sarobetsu National Park (利尻礼文サロベツ国立公園), the Kabutonuma Swamp is almost next to the Wakkanai. The perimeter of the swamp is about 3.5 km, and the maximum depth is about 2 m. Its shape of the swamp looked like a Japanese war helmet (Kabuto), so it was named. Originally the name of the swamp was Peraisaruto (ぺライサルトー), and it means "A swamp that a fish can be catched at a reed bed" in Ainu language. The area around Kabutonuma Swamp is developed as Kabutonuma Park (兜沼公園), and Kabutonuma Park Camping Ground (兜沼公園キャンプ場), Kabutonuma Park Auto Camping Site (兜沼公園オートキャンプ場) and a park golf course are built at the site. The swamp is known for migratory birds flying coming, and bird-watching can be enjoyed at a forest of the park. Because a green zone got in my way, I could not approach the shore. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

Mt. Rishirifuji Can Be Seen
Sarobetsu Plain Kabutonuma Swamp in Toyotomi

Movie of Kabutonuma Swamp

Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park

Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park (利尻礼文サロベツ国立公園) located in the northern Hokkaido between Rishiri Island, Rebun Island, Toyotomi Town and Horonobe Town is the northernmost national park in Japan, and has been designated as the national park since 1974. The area is 24,166 ha. It consists of 2 islands, wetlands and the coast, and beautiful nature such as the sea, mountains, wild flowers and wetlands is highlight. Because the Northern Hokkaido has few famous tourist attracsions, the national park is one of the most famous nature tourist attracsions. The Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park is divided into 4 areas, Rishiri Area (利尻), Rebun Area (礼文), Coastal Sand-dune Area (海浜砂丘) and Sarobetsu Area (サロベツ), and the Rishiri Area (利尻), the Rebun Area (礼文) and the Sarobetsu Area have a lot of highlights. Article is here

Motochi Coast
Rebun Island

Kabutonuma Park

The Kabutonuma Park at the eastern shore of the swamp is near Kabutonuma Station. There are the Kabutonuma Park Camping Ground and the Kabutonuma Park Auto Camping Site. A shower facility and a coin-operated washing machine are provided, too, so the park is popular with campers. Open period is from May to September. The camping grounds are charged.

Bank of Kabutonuma Swamp
Sarobetsu Plain Kabutonuma Swamp in Toyotomi
Kabutonuma Park Camping Ground
Sarobetsu Plain Kabutonuma Swamp in Toyotomi
Park Golf Course
Sarobetsu Plain Kabutonuma Swamp in Toyotomi

Movie of Camp Ground

広告

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (100 cars)
Business hour Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Winter season
Telephone number +81-162-84-2600
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 353 159 742*85

List of Accommodations

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

Kabutonuma Park Camping Ground(兜沼公園キャンプ場)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Minshuku Ashita-no-Shiro(民宿あしたの城)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Toyo Hotel(トーヨーホテル)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Matsuya Ryokan(松屋旅館)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Kawashima Ryokan(川島温泉旅館)
New Onsnekaku Hotel(ニュー温泉閣ホテル)
Booking
Jalan
Hotel Toyotomi(ホテル豊富)
Booking
Jalan
Win(ウィン)
Booking
Jalan
Yukaiyado(湯快宿)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Yunohanaso(湯の花荘)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Share House "Yado"(シェアハウス「宿〜YADO〜」) Only Tel: +81-162-84-2377
Ukasuymosir(湯治の宿「ウカスイモシリ」)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

A page of Sarobetsu Plain is here

Sarobetsu Plain

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