Takasu Snow Park (Gujo City, Gifu)

Takasu Snow Park
(岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Saturday 7th December 2019 until mid April 2020
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Takasu Snow Park is located in the northern area of Gujo city in the central region of Gifu Prefecture. The resort is on the eastern slopes of Mt Dainichi, part of the Ryohaku mountain range. Takasu Snow Park is lift and course-connected with the Dynaland resort and a shared lift ticket is available. Along with Dynaland, the connected area boasts 32 courses and 43km of ski courses and they are currently known as 'Dantotsu'. Some new 'tree run' courses opened for the 2017-2018 season. Takasu Snow Park has been operating since 1999.

New for the 2018-2019 season was the 'Takasu Terrace' building at the summit (1550m)... curiously featuring a beach theme. Of more interest to snow lovers is perhaps the super half pipe that they are claiming to be 'nihon ichi' (best in Japan).

New for 2019-2020, a bunch of ski resorts in the area are grouping up to create 'Takasu Mountains' and a joint lift ticket available. The resorts included are Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park, Hirugano Kogen, White Pia Takasu, Washigatake and Gujo Vacance Village (though curiously the joint ticket is not valid at that last one). A shuttle bus between the resorts is planned.

Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gujo city are located on the mountains either side of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway which connects Aichi Prefecture with Toyama Prefecture and the local road Route 156 (Hida Highway) which also runs through the valley. This region is especially popular with people living in or visiting the Kansai regions of western Japan like Nagoya, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto and Osaka. Train links aren't the most convenient and so this region sees most people arriving by car or bus tours.

Gifu Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the central region of Honshu island, and it one of only a handful of landlocked prefectures. It shares borders with (from the north) Toyama, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Fukui and Ishikawa. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gifu are located in the northern region of the prefecture – in Gujo city, Takayama city, Hida city and Shirakawa village.

Regional information Learn more about the Gujo region

The Mountain

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Takasu Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 90cm 1st - 160cm 1st - 140cm
2nd - - 2nd - 110cm 2nd - 160cm 2nd - 140cm
3rd - - 3rd - 110cm 3rd - 160cm 3rd - 140cm
4th - - 4th - 110cm 4th - 160cm 4th - 140cm
5th - - 5th - 110cm 5th - 160cm 5th - 140cm
6th - - 6th - 110cm 6th - 160cm 6th - 140cm
7th - - 7th - 110cm 7th - 160cm 7th - 140cm
8th - - 8th - 110cm 8th - 160cm 8th - 140cm
9th - 10cm 9th - 110cm 9th - 160cm 9th - 140cm
10th - 30cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 160cm 10th - 140cm
11th - 35cm 11th - 130cm 11th - 160cm 11th - 140cm
12th - 35cm 12th - 130cm 12th - 160cm 12th - 140cm
13th - 35cm 13th - 130cm 13th - 160cm 13th - 130cm
14th - 50cm 14th - 130cm 14th - 160cm 14th - 150cm
15th - 60cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 160cm 15th - 150cm
16th - 60cm 16th - 130cm 16th - 160cm 16th - 150cm
17th - 60cm 17th - 130cm 17th - 160cm 17th - 150cm
18th - 65cm 18th - 140cm 18th - 160cm 18th - 150cm
19th - 70cm 19th - 140cm 19th - 160cm 19th - 150cm
20th - 70cm 20th - 140cm 20th - 160cm 20th - 150cm
21st - 70cm 21st - 150cm 21st - 140cm 21st - 150cm
22nd - 70cm 22nd - 150cm 22nd - 140cm 22nd - 130cm
23rd - 70cm 23rd - 170cm 23rd - 140cm 23rd - 130cm
24th - 70cm 24th - 150cm 24th - 140cm 24th - 130cm
25th - 70cm 25th - 150cm 25th - 140cm 25th - 130cm
26th - 70cm 26th - 150cm 26th - 140cm 26th - 130cm
27th - 70cm 27th - 150cm 27th - 140cm 27th - 130cm
28th - 70cm 28th - 150cm 28th - 140cm 28th - 130cm
29th - 90cm 29th - 160cm 29th - - 29th - 130cm
30th - 90cm 30th - 160cm 30th 30th - 130cm
31st - 90cm 31st - 160cm 31st 31st - 130cm

Previous Statistics

Takasu Snow Park Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Takasu Snow 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
The 'Kids Park' is located next to the Centre House - free with a valid lift ticket, otherwise 700 yen to enter. It features a 'Dome Belt' (covered snow escalator) as well as a tubing area, sledging area and other items for children. There is also a Snowmobile Land area.

There is a free 'Family Space' room on the 2nd Floor of the Centre House. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a large park area near the base of Takasu Snow Park with a few different areas and it includes a regular pipe, a super pipe that claims to be the best in Japan and a variety of items and cross course. 

Takasu Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Takasu Snow Park is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 7:30am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Takasu Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
Older Child
Senior High School age
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,900 yen 2,100 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 3,700 yen
2 Days 8,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information All tickets shown apart from the Season Tickets are valid at both Takasu Snow Park and connecting Dynaland resort.

Takasu Mountains Ticket
This ticket is new for 2019-2020 and is valid at Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park, Hirugano Kogen, White Pia Takasu, Washigatake and (the newly renamed) Gujo Vacance Village.

1 day ticket
- Adults: 5,400 yen
- Children (4-12): 3,000 yen
- Seniors: 4,500 yen

2 day ticket
- Adults: 9,700 yen
- Children (4-12): 5,400 yen
- Seniors: 8,100 yen

3 day ticket
- Adults: 14,400 yen
- Children (4-12): 7,800 yen
- Seniors: 12,300

Multiple day Takasu Mountains tickets do not need to be used on consecutive days.

Getting to Takasu Snow Park

By public transport
14.2km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
20.3km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Takasu Snow Park is about 14km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line and about 20km from the larger Mino Shirotori Station on the same line.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by public transport
A free shuttle bus operates between the Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park and Hirugano Kogen resort areas.
By Car
10.3km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
11.1km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
17.2km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (2.3km away)
Takasu Snow Park is just over 2km off Route 156.

The Takasu IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway is about 11km from the resort.

From the Takasu IC exit, turn left and follow Prefecture Road 45 for just about 3.5km until you reach Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn right onto Route 156 and continue for about 5.5km. Pass the Dainichidake Michi-no-eki service area on the right hand side. A few hundred metres further on turn left at the Takasu Snow Park sign. Follow the road up to the resort.

From the Hirugano Kogen Smart IC exit head towards Prefecture Road 321. Turn left and follow the road back under the expressway for around 4.5km until reaching Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn left on Route 156 for about 5.5 km and turn right at the Takasu Snow Park sign. Follow the road up to Takasu Snow Park.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by car
There is parking for 3000 vehicles close to the base of Takasu Snow Park. Parking is 1000 yen every day and the car parks are open 24 hours a day.

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