Mountain Park Tsunan is located in Tsunan town in Niigata Prefecture, close to the border with the north eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. It was once a fully operation ski hill but currently does not open to the general public. It does however open for local elementary and junior high school ski lessons and extracurricular lessons as an 'educational ski-jo'.
Niigata Prefecture is located in the central region of Honshu to the north of Tokyo and has a 250km long coastline facing the Sea of Japan. Convenient transportation links make Niigata very easy to get to from Tokyo and other surrounding regions. There are over 50 ski and snowboard resorts in Niigata Prefecture, ranging from small one-lift hills to some of the most well-known and popular ski resorts in Japan. While they are dotted around the mountains of the prefecture, most are concentrated in the southern regions - in particular the Yuzawa town and Minamiuonuma city area in the Chuetsu region and Myoko city in the Joetsu region.
Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Mountain Park Tsunan is not open to the general public, but sometimes used by local schools for ski lessons and other activities.
No lift ticket information is available. This ski hill is not open to the general public.
Getting to Mountain Park Tsunan
By public transport
37.3km from Echigo Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line
9.2km from Tsunan Station on the Iiyama Line
24.6km from Tokamachi Station on the Hokuhoku Line
Mountain Park Tsunan is located above the Tsunan Station on the Iiyama line, and a few kilometres from the main Route 117 road.
No shuttle bus is available.
32.6km from the Shiozawa Ishiuchi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
38.1km from the Yuzawa IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
47.1km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 117 (4.5km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 539
Mountain Park Tsunan is located just under 5km from the main Route 117 road near the centre of Tsunan town.
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