Tambara Ski Park (Numata City, Gunma)

Tambara Ski Park
たんばらスキーパーク (群馬県 沼田市)
Planned season: Thursday 1st December 2016 until Sunday 7th May 2017
Official snow depth 170cm (-10cm) [updated on 30th April 2017]

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Tambara Ski Park is located to the north of Numata city in the northern region of Gunma Prefecture. It is close to Tambara Dam and lake. Tambara Ski Park has been operating since 1988. In summer the Lavendar Park at Tambara is popular.

Gunma Prefecture is located in the north west area of Kanto region on the main island of Honshu and shares borders with Niigata Prefecture to the north and Nagano Prefecture to the west. There are over 20 ski and snowboard resorts in Gunma Prefecture and they are mainly concentrated in the northerns regions of of Minakami and Katashina and over to the west in Kusatsu.

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The Mountain

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Tambara Ski Park Course Map

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Tambara Ski Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 140cm 75cm 1st 280cm 175cm 1st 310cm 220cm
2nd - - 2nd 140cm 75cm 2nd 280cm 175cm 2nd 300cm 230cm
3rd - 30cm 3rd 140cm 70cm 3rd 290cm 180cm 3rd 300cm 230cm
4th - - 4th 150cm 65cm 4th 290cm 180cm 4th 300cm 230cm
5th - - 5th 160cm 60cm 5th 290cm 180cm 5th 300cm 230cm
6th - - 6th 170cm 60cm 6th 290cm 180cm 6th 300cm 230cm
7th - - 7th 170cm 60cm 7th 300cm 180cm 7th 290cm 200cm
8th - - 8th 170cm 70cm 8th 310cm 180cm 8th 290cm 190cm
9th - - 9th 175cm 70cm 9th 310cm 180cm 9th 290cm 180cm
10th - - 10th 180cm 70cm 10th 320cm 200cm 10th 290cm 180cm
11th - - 11th 180cm 75cm 11th 320cm 220cm 11th 290cm 180cm
12th - - 12th 190cm 75cm 12th 330cm 220cm 12th 290cm 180cm
13th - - 13th 195cm 75cm 13th 330cm 220cm 13th 290cm 180cm
14th - - 14th 195cm 75cm 14th 330cm 220cm 14th 290cm 180cm
15th 100cm 25cm 15th 220cm 75cm 15th 330cm 220cm 15th 290cm 180cm
16th 110cm 20cm 16th 240cm 80cm 16th 330cm 210cm 16th 290cm 180cm
17th 110cm 20cm 17th 250cm 80cm 17th 320cm 210cm 17th 290cm 180cm
18th 120cm 40cm 18th 250cm 100cm 18th 320cm 210cm 18th 290cm 170cm
19th 120cm 50cm 19th 250cm 110cm 19th 320cm 210cm 19th 290cm 160cm
20th 120cm 55cm 20th 250cm 120cm 20th 320cm 210cm 20th 290cm 150cm
21st 120cm 45cm 21st 250cm 150cm 21st 320cm 210cm 21st 280cm 150cm
22nd 110cm 45cm 22nd 260cm 160cm 22nd 330cm 210cm 22nd 280cm 150cm
23rd 90cm 45cm 23rd 260cm 170cm 23rd 310cm 210cm 23rd 280cm 150cm
24th 100cm 40cm 24th 270cm 170cm 24th 310cm 210cm 24th 280cm 150cm
25th 110cm 40cm 25th 280cm 170cm 25th 310cm 210cm 25th 280cm 160cm
26th 110cm 45cm 26th 280cm 170cm 26th 310cm 210cm 26th 290cm 160cm
27th 100cm 55cm 27th 280cm 170cm 27th 310cm 210cm 27th 280cm 160cm
28th 120cm 60cm 28th 280cm 170cm 28th 310cm 210cm 28th 290cm 160cm
29th 130cm 65cm 29th 280cm 170cm 29th - 210cm 29th 280cm 150cm
30th 140cm 75cm 30th 280cm 175cm 30th 30th 280cm 150cm
31st 140cm 75cm 31st 280cm 175cm 31st 31st 280cm 140cm

Previous Statistics

Tambara Ski Park Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Tambara Ski Park. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
'Tambara Snow Land' is located at the base of the resort near the car park and offers a tubing area as well as sledging, snow striders and a place to play in the snow. There is also a moving 'snow escalator'. Charges are 1,200 yen for a full day and 800 yen for a half day (800 yen and 600 yen for people with a valid 1 day lift ticket). 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Tambara Beginner Park' features a 700m long wave course and the 'Joyful Park' features kickers, boxes and more. 

Tambara Ski Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early May
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
From opening to 31st January opening times:

Tambara Ski Park is generally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8am until 4:00pm on weekends and holidays.

From 1st February until closing date opening times:

Tambara Ski Park is generally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Tambara Ski Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Under Elementary School age
Older Child
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,500 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,700 yen
Morning (open-12pm) 3,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,700 yen 3,300 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 3,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,700 yen 3,300 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
11 Lift Coupons 5,000 yen 5,000 yen 5,000 yen 5,000 yen
Number 1 Lift 3,200 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen 3,200 yen
Season Ticket 56,000 yen 20,000 yen 30,000 yen 51,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The Number 1 lift 1 day ticket shown above is valid only on that lift.

Getting to Tambara Ski Park

By public transport
29km from Jomo Kogen Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line
22.1km from Numata Station on the Joetsu Line
Transport Information
Tambara Ski Park is about 22km from Numata Station on the Joetsu line and 29km from Jomo Kogen Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line.

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There is a bus service from Jomo Kogen station to the resort during the main season.
By Car
19.3km from the Numata IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
23.6km from the Tsukiyono IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 120 (19.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 266
Tambara Ski Park is located to the north of Numata and is about 19km from the Numata IC exit on the Kanetsu Expressway.

From the Numata IC exit turn right and then right again at the first traffic lights. Follow this road for about 2km until reaching Prefecture Road 266. Turn right onto Prefecture Road and head north. This road continues right up to the base of the Tambara Ski Park. In peak season and cold conditions the road up there can get very icy, snow tyres are really needed.

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There is parking for about 3000 vehicles at the resort. Parking is free on weekdays and 1000 yen on weekends and holidays.

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Season dates and information
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Information will be reviewed and updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
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