Shokawa Kogen is located in Takayama in Gifu Prefecture, just to the north of the popular ski resorts in Gujo city.
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.
6km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
15.4km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
21.5km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (1.6km away)
Shokawa Kogen is 6km from the Shokawa IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.
From the IC exit turn left onto Route 156. After just less than 4.5km turn right to head up the base of the ski hill.
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