Towadako Onsen (Towada City, Aomori)

Towadako Onsen
十和田湖温泉 (青森県 十和田市)
Planned season: Friday 21st December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth 105cm (-5cm) [updated on 21st February 2019]

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Towadako Onsen is a small ski hill located to the north east of Lake Towada in Towada city in Aomori Prefecture. The Hakkoda mountains are to the north west and Lake Towada is to the south west.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

485m
220m
265m
25"
2
1600m
2
5%
25%
70%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Towadako Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st 85cm 20cm 1st 100cm 55cm 1st - 115cm
2nd - - 2nd 75cm 20cm 2nd 130cm 55cm 2nd - 100cm
3rd - - 3rd 80cm 20cm 3rd 110cm 70cm 3rd - 100cm
4th - - 4th 70cm 30cm 4th 95cm 90cm 4th - 90cm
5th - - 5th 75cm 30cm 5th 110cm 80cm 5th - 90cm
6th - - 6th 90cm 25cm 6th 105cm 80cm 6th - 95cm
7th - - 7th 90cm 35cm 7th 95cm 100cm 7th - 90cm
8th - - 8th 75cm 30cm 8th 130cm 100cm 8th - 90cm
9th - - 9th 75cm 20cm 9th 140cm 100cm 9th - 80cm
10th - - 10th 75cm 20cm 10th 130cm 90cm 10th - 80cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 20cm 11th 125cm 75cm 11th - 80cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 20cm 12th 120cm 80cm 12th - 80cm
13th - - 13th 55cm 40cm 13th 135cm 80cm 13th - 70cm
14th - - 14th 55cm 35cm 14th 130cm 80cm 14th - 65cm
15th - - 15th 55cm 30cm 15th 130cm 75cm 15th - 40cm
16th - - 16th 60cm 30cm 16th 125cm 95cm 16th - 30cm
17th - - 17th 60cm 30cm 17th 125cm 95cm 17th - 10cm
18th - - 18th 75cm 25cm 18th 115cm 120cm 18th - 5cm
19th - - 19th 75cm 30cm 19th 115cm 130cm 19th - -
20th 40cm - 20th 70cm 25cm 20th 110cm 125cm 20th - -
21st 30cm - 21st 95cm 25cm 21st 105cm 120cm 21st - -
22nd 30cm 25cm 22nd 100cm 25cm 22nd - 110cm 22nd - -
23rd 30cm 20cm 23rd 100cm 25cm 23rd - 100cm 23rd - -
24th 30cm 15cm 24th 105cm 45cm 24th - 100cm 24th - -
25th 30cm 15cm 25th 145cm 40cm 25th - 100cm 25th - -
26th 25cm 15cm 26th 120cm 55cm 26th - 100cm 26th - -
27th 25cm 30cm 27th 115cm 50cm 27th - 100cm 27th - -
28th 30cm 30cm 28th 100cm 50cm 28th - 100cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 25cm 29th 115cm 45cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 120cm 30cm 30th 100cm 60cm 30th 30th - -
31st 100cm 30cm 31st 100cm 55cm 31st 31st - -

Towadako Onsen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Towadako Onsen. 
Rental
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
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snowboard Park' is located on the upper slopes. 

Towadako Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Towadako Onsen is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm during the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:00pm until 10:00pm.

The ski lifts close between 4:00pm and 5:00pm.

Towadako Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,670 yen 2,160 yen 2,160 yen
4 Hours 1,540 yen 1,130 yen 1,130 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 200 yen 200 yen
Nighta 1,540 yen 820 yen 820 yen
Season Ticket 20,160 yen 12,950 yen 12,950 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase - it cannot be used during nighta operations.

Getting to Towadako Onsen

By public transport
Train
Train
33.9km from Shichinohe Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
56.1km from Towada Minami Station on the Towada Kanko Dentetsu line
63.1km from Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Towada Kanko Dentetsu line
Transport Information
Information
Towadako Onsen ids about 34km from Shichinohe Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
46.5km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
56.1km from the Towada IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 102 (0.8km away)
Direction
Direction
Towadako Onsen is located just off the main Route 102 road to the west of central Towada city.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 700 vehicles is available at two main car parks by the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Yakeyama 64-122
Horyo
Towada-shi
Aomori-ken
034-0303
Telephone
Telephone
0176-74-2008
Current resort snow depth
105cm
(-5cm)
(change since last update)
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