Shiretoko National Park (知床国立公園)
This national park in which untouched nature remains has also been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Natural Heritage) and is located in Shiretoko Peninsula, Hokkaido. It is worth seeing the Shiretoko Goko Lakes lying in the virgin forest and the view from the peak of Rausu Mountain overlooking the Shiretoko Peninsula. There are several visitor centers, field houses, and museums in the area, providing information on the rules and manners in the heritage area and the attractions of the Shiretoko National Park. Rausu Visitor Center lends (for a fee) gum boots and bear spray.
Shari-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido, Rausu-cho, Megashi-gun (Abashiri / Kitami / ShiretokoArea)
- Shari-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido, Rausu-cho, Megashi-gun [map]
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
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- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
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Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.