Sports Spots in Gunma Area

  • Minakami Hodaigi Ski Resort
    rating-image
    4.0
    76 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Fujiwara 3839-1
    This ski resort has 16 courses with a total length of 12,620 meters and 7 lifts. It is located approximately 30 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Minakami Interchange. Because of its highest altitude of 1,400 meters, the ski resort gets a lot of excellent quality snow. The ski resort has a diverse layout, with a wide range of courses, from the Downhill Course, which always has deep powder snow for advanced skiers to enjoy, to courses which beginners can easily enjoy, as well as a Snow Park and a Kids’ Land. There is also a Kids’ Laboratory, where children can improve while learning in a fun-filled way.

    Medium sized ski area with lots to do. Beautiful snow when we visited.Very few foreigners and during the week it was very quiet indeed. Really enjoyed the skiing.

  • White World Oze Iwakura
    rating-image
    4.5
    64 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkatashinamura Tsuchide 2609
    White World Oze Iwakura located in Katashina Village Tone County Gunma Prefecture is one of the largest ski resorts in the region. Well known for its quality of snow the resort’s 16 courses include both gentle slopes for families as well as expert courses. The ski school for kids is also popular for young beginners. The Iwakura Resort Hotel located onsite is available to use the hot springs even without booking a stay.

    In the northeast corner of Gunma prefecture is this one of the largest ski areas in Kanto region. Many of the slopes served by a good mix of lifts including a 2-kilometre long gondola and a couple of...

  • Tambara Ski Park
    rating-image
    4.5
    12 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tamahara Plateau Numata City, Gunma Prefecture
    A popular spot with high-quality powder snow located about two hours from Tokyo. Featuring eight courses in all from beginner to advanced it’s perfect for families. It offers a lot to kids coming to the slopes for their first time with a shallow slope for first-time skiiers “tamba land” for playing in the snow and a ski & snowboard school.

    Bus journey to here is approximately 2h30min. Fresh and juicy snow crabs legs are available with group bookings package. Simply pick up your sled, take the travelator up the hill and slide down...

  • Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
    rating-image
    3.5
    39 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Fujiwara 6152-1
    This family-friendly ski resort is located approximately 60 minutes by shuttle bus from the JR Joetsu Shinkansen Line’s Jomo-Kogen Station. In addition to the various beginner to advanced-level courses, there are also two kids’ parks separated by age-group, with a Pikachu lift, Pikachu skis for rental and Pokémon collaboration events. There are also a range of snow activities, including the popular Dog Sled Experience, where visitors can race through the winter wonderland with the dogs. There is also the conveniently located Minakami Kogen Hotel 200 right next to the slopes.

    It provides lot of snow activities if you dont want to ski. The place is very big with onsen and children playground. We have a great fun with the dog sledding and snow mobile. Shaun...

  • Marunuma Kogen Ski Resort
    rating-image
    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkatashinamura Higashiogawa 4658-58
    This ski resort is on Mt. Nikko-Shirane in Katashina Village Tone County Gunma Prefecture. Its early opening date has made it well known in the Kanto region as the first place to ski each year. At four kilometers it’s longest slope utilizes the natural topography of the landscape. The kids park and a beginner area make it great for families and those new to skiing. From the summit you can enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.

    日光白根山ロープウェイの山麓駅のキップ売り場の目の前にある温泉。 山頂駅の天空の足湯につかった後でしたが、ちゃんとした温泉にも入りたくて利用しました。 源泉から湧き出る温泉。内湯だけですがとても気持ちよく入れました。 入浴後、休憩所で仮眠をとることができ短い時間でしたがかなり充電できました。とてもキレイな温泉です。

  • Katashina Kogen Ski Resort
    rating-image
    4.0
    43 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkatashinamura Koshimoto 2990
    This ski resort is open only to skiers, and is located in Katashina Village, Tone County, Gunma Prefecture. A ski slope which is 2,500 meters long and descends for 300 meters is provided for beginners and children to safely enjoy, as well as a course with moguls for advanced skiers. Other courses include the Kaede Course slope on a slight incline and varying width, which has become popular with intermediate level skiers. There is also the Miffy Adventure Park, which is an area where small children can enjoy mountain sledding, roasting marshmallows on campfires and other activities without the need for any equipment.

    平日は2900円か2800円で1200円分のランチ金券が付いているため、とてもお得です。ゲレンデのど真ん中で横一列で座り込んでいるような人がいないのは、滑り易く、悪い気分にはなりません。私は一番下の幅広の中斜面をスピードを上げて降りるのが気持ちいいです。

  • Okutone Snow Park
    rating-image
    3.5
    12 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Tone-gun Minakamimachi Mukoyama 39
    This ski resort is located in Minakami Town, Tone County, Gunma Prefecture; roads which melt any snow that falls on them provide convenient access to the resort from the Minakami Interchange. The resort's massive 4,000-meter-long slope experiences a 600 meter difference in elevation and is outfitted with 10 courses appropriate to skiers of all levels, from beginner to advanced. On Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, the resort is open until 11 p.m. and it also opens up at 6 a.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. The resort's full array of facilities includes the Gate House and Rest House lodges, and the popular ski and snowboarding destination is the leading snow resort in the Minakami area.

    祝日に伺いましたがリフト待ちはほとんどなくストレスなく滑ることができました。滑走距離はそれほど長くありませんが、今回は足慣らしで伺ったのでその点ではちょうど良い感じでした。

  • Ski Resort Minakami Norn
    rating-image
    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Terama 479-139
    This ski resort is located approximately five minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Minakami Interchange. There is also a free shuttle bus service from the JR Minakami Station or from the Joetsu Shinkansen Jomo-kogen Station (reservation required). It is accessible for day trips from the Tokyo area. In addition to a variety of beginner level to advanced level courses, there is also the ENJOY PARK, designed by Naoki Tsushima a leading Japanese park guru, and Snow Land, with its many snow attractions for both children and adults to enjoy. The long night ski course, open from 10 p.m. to midnight is also very popular.

    メニューはカレーやスパゲティー、ラーメンなどゲレンデレストランによくある感じで、提供も早いです。 ただゲレンデ食なので、お値段は全体的に高めです。 子供用のメニューがなく、大人と同じ量になってしまうので、キッズメニュー(ハーフサイズのカレーやラーメンなど)があればいいのにと思いました。

  • Kazawa Snow Area
    rating-image
    3.5
    22 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumaguntsumagoimura Tashiro 1017
    This ski resort is located in Agatsuma County, Gunma Prefecture, approximately 25 minutes' drive from Manza-Kazawaguchi Station. It consists of two areas, the highland area and the Kaman slope, and offers a variety of courses for beginners and advanced skiers to enjoy. At the restaurant in the Center House, visitors can enjoy meals such as a pork curry, the taste of which has not changed in the forty years that the ski area has been open, or inaka udon. There are also counter where visitors can rent various kinds of equipment such as skis and snowboards and shop available in the House, as well as ski schools organized by the Snow Area.

    嬬恋にある小さなスキー場です。 ここはあまり雪が降らないのかスノーマシンで雪を作っています。そのため下地は硬く、ハードコンディションです。朝一にカービングで切っていくのがとても気持ち良いです。目の前に広いレストランがあり、そこのソフトクリームが美味しくておススメです。

  • Palcall Tsumagoi Resort and Ski Area
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumaguntsumagoimura Hoshimata Baragi plateau
    This vast ski resort is located in Tsumagoi Village, Agatsuma County, Gunma Prefecture, and has the longest gondola in Kanto, at 3.2 kilometers. At 16 courses, it has the largest number of slopes in Kanto as well, and a Family Land Park kids’ slope which is fully equipped with a snowpark with three-meter vinyl chloride rails, a snow escalator and other items. This park is well suited to those beginners who do not have equipment of their own. In the summer and autumn, visitors can enjoy pet-friendly gondola rides and the dog park.
  • Kawaba Ski Resort
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kawaba Plateau, Kawaba Village, Tone-gun, Gumma Prefecture
    This ski resort is located on Mt. Takate in Kawaba Village Tone County Gunma Prefecture. It’s known for the quality and quantity of its powder snow. Many of the courses run through the woods. There are ten slopes available ranging from gentle courses for beginners to advanced courses. Its ample restaurants and shops are also a draw.
  • Maebashi Sports Park
    rating-image
    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Arakuchimachi 437-2
    This complex is located approximately 25 minutes from the JR Maebashi Station by taking the bus headed towards Omuro Park. The complex covers a total are of 25.9 hectares—around 5.5 times the size of Tokyo Dome. It has a variety of sports facilities, including a floodlit tennis court, a baseball field, a community pool with retractable roof, among other facilities. It is an oasis for city residents with a 1,800-meter-long exercise course for joggers and walkers to enjoy, a grassy plaza with play equipment, a free, open fishing pond.

    野球場・陸上競技場・テニスコートなどが揃った総合運動公園です。前橋市内には市街地の近くに敷島公園があり、そちらの方が立派な野球場や陸上競技場があるので、少しマイナーな感じがします。市街地からかなり離れているので、ほとんどの人が無料駐車場を利用して車で来ますが、前橋市街地から大室公園行きのバスで来ることも可能です。今日はあまり走っている人のいないトリムコースを走りました。1周1,800mということで...

  • Minakami Kogen Fujiwara Ski Resort
    rating-image
    4.0
    11 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Fujiwara 4957-1
    This ski resort is in an excellent area which overlooks the mountain range of Joetsu boundary area. It is located approximately 40 minutes from the Kan’etsu Expressway Minakami Interchange, via National Route 293, heading towards Yu no Koya. More than half of the courses are suitable for beginner and intermediate-level skiers, so it is recommended for first-time skiers. There are, of course, also courses which advanced-level skiers will find enjoyable, and it is also possible to snowboard here. There is a kids’ park where children can enjoy playing with sleds, so even small children can safely enjoy playing in the snow. The ski resort is located adjacent to Hotel Sunbird, and all of the courses are designed conveniently to end in front of the hotel.

    カッパクラブのエアーボードツアーでこちらの藤原スキー場を利用しました! スキー場自体はそんなに大きくはないですが、人が少なく、エアーボードの私たちには快適でした♪ エアーボードで滑るゲレンデはとても迫力ありました!所々ツリーランもできて、楽しかったです! 初めての方やファミリーの方はゆっくり滑れて良いと思います!

  • Koushinyama park
    rating-image
    3.5
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Fujiokashi Fujioka 2623-1
    This comprehensive park is located in Fujioka City, Gunma Prefecture. There are sports and outdoor facilities in the park, including a martial arts dojo and training rooms, as well as a public gymnasium, tennis courts and an athletics plaza, making it a go-to place for athletes. Additionally, there are miniature Shinkansen (bullet train) and sports cars for small children in the mini amusement park, as well as rabbit hutches, a peacock enclosure and a goat herd in the mini zoo. There are also cherry, wisteria and hydrangea blossoms to be seen from spring through summer, which makes this park abundant in nature a much-loved place to gather.

    体育館の下にある大駐車場に車を置いて、一番遠い高台(ここが庚申山なのかな)に長い階段を上がって行ってみました。 ひと汗かいたところで、なんだか先ほどの道をそのまま来れば車でここまで来られたみたい。全般に整備は良くされているようでした。

  • Kusatsu Onsen Ski Resort
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Agatsuma-gun Kusatsumachi Shiranekokuyurin 158 Rinhan
    This ski resort is situated along National Route 292 in Kusatsu Town. The resort's 8,000-meter-long slope is outfitted with nine courses and experiences a 926 meter difference in elevation. In addition, resort visitors can strap on a pair of snowshoes and trek amidst forest or make their way to the crater lake at Mt. Shirane. The resort also has a kids park and offers a daycare service.
  • White Valley Ski Resort
    rating-image
    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Tanigawa Hot Springs National Forest
    This ski resort, designed with nature and mankind in mind, is located in Minakami Town, Tone County, Gunma Prefecture. In addition to the wild beginner to advanced courses, there is also a slope which is reserved for snowboarding only. It is also possible to play on sleds in the Children’s Plaza at the foot of the mountain. From the peak of Imakura-daira at the top of the second pair lift, which is one kilometer long, the magnificent Tanigawa mountain range is visible from up close. On the irregularly announced Premium Powder Days, 90% of the top of the slopes is non-compacted snow, and visitors can fully enjoy skiing on the fresh snow.

    犬を連れてのBBQもOKですし、価格もお手頃でお勧めスポットです。。。。。 水上に行く機会があればまた伺います。

  • SNOW PARK OZE TOKURA
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkatashinamura Tokura 329
    This snow park is located in Katashina Village 1 hour 30 minutes by bus from Numata Station. It is blessed with beautiful mountain landscapes and a natural environment. There are a variety of courses available, including the Dynamic Course, a SAJ-certified race course, the Diamond Slope, with its powder snow, and the Lesson Slope, which is reserved for beginners and children. The snow park also puts an emphasis on snowboarding, with facilities such as the Super Pipe, jumps and rails. It is also possible to use the auto campsite during the summer.
  • Karuizawa Snow Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunnaganoharamachi Kitakaruizawa 2032-16
    "This ski resort is inside President Resort, in Agatsuma County, Gunma Prefecture. It is located 40 minutes from Karuizawa Station by either shuttle bus or by taxi. There are a variety of courses, from a family course which is suitable for lift beginners, to the expert ""Azalea"" course with a maximum gradient of 32 degrees, for skiers of all levels to enjoy themselves. There is a dog park where visitors can play with their pets in the snow, and there are also pet-friendly cottages and a dog hotel located nearby. Additionally, there are restaurants and hot springs nearby, and visitors can enjoy them throughout the day."
  • GRAND VOLEE PARAGLIDER SCHOOL
    rating-image
    5.0
    2 Reviews
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Moro 2151
    This paraglider experience school is located in Tone County, Gunma Prefecture, five minutes from the JR Joetsu Line's Gokan Station. It has a range of courses from first-time flyers' courses, to a tandem course for flying with a pro tandem pilot, and a licensing course for those who wish to acquire a license. There are also Accommodation Packs offered, which allow customers to stay in affiliated facilities, and Outdoor Packs which allow the use of Activity and Sports facilities in Minakami Town. The facility also holds canoeing lessons.

    タンデムか浮遊体験かで迷い、結局地面スレスレだったとしても自力で飛ぶことにこだわり、浮遊体験を選択。 友人と私の2人しか客のいないど真ん中平日だったため、2時間で4回ずつ交代で浮遊に挑戦。 パラグライダーは初めてだったので、まずはインストラクションから。 1回目は友人はすぐさますっ転んで、私は終始浮遊せずに地面を走り回って終了。 2回目はなんとなく浮き、 3回〜4回目は30〜40mほどを滑空で...

  • Akasawa Snow Park
    rating-image
    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Nagai 620-1
    A ski resort located in Tone District, Gunma Prefecture. The resort's compact ski area adjoins a parking area. Municipally managed, the resort's fees are reasonable. The resort has a rope tow you grab onto and ride to the top of the mountain, making this a great place for beginners and children. There's also a course with a max incline of 30 degrees for advanced skiers plus regular lifts and courses, and a sledding hill, and the whole family can have fun on the snow here. The resort rents skis, snowboards, and outerwear.

    通りすがりに存在を知り、行ってきました。4WDだったので問題なかったのですが、道の除雪具合と坂の角度をリサーチして向かいましょう。大まかに言うと、遠回りで向かえば緩やかな坂で安心です。

Gunma Areas

around-area-map

Gunma prefecture is synonymous with onsen. Natural hot spring water sources throughout the prefecture have given rise to a series of small onsen towns, each set among luscious mountains. At Kusatsu, Ikaho, and Minakami, traditional indoor and outdoor bathing experiences are served hand in hand with irresistible onsen-themed food, including steam-cooked eggs and custard pudding.

Gunma Photo Album

Browse Interests