Namari Onsen is located to the west of Hanamaki city in the western region of Iwate Prefecture.
Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. Morioka is the capital city. Most of the ski and snowboard hills in Iwate Prefecture are located in the western mountainous regions, near to the border with Akita Prefecture. Aomori Prefecture is to the north and Miyagi Prefecture is to the south of Iwate.
A shuttle bus service is available from Hanamaki Station.
14.4km from the Hanamaki Minami IC on the Tohoku Expressway
18.5km from the Hanamaki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
23.6km from the Kitakami Ezuriko IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 4 (19.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 12
Namari Onsen is about 14.5km from the Hanamaki Minami IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.
From the Hanamaki Minami IC exit, turn right and head in a westerly direction on Prefecture Road 12. The ski hill is just off this road on the left hand side.
We are still in the process of checking and updating ski resort information for the upcoming 2017-2018 ski season. Many ski hills do not update their own official information until November and hopefully most of our updates will be done by the end of this month. If planned opening dates have not yet been updated for a particular ski hill, note that most usually open around the same time each season. Message updated on 14th November 2017.
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