Snow Park Oze Tokura (Katashina Village, Gunma)

Snow Park Oze Tokura
スノーパーク尾瀬戸倉 (群馬県 片品村)
Planned season: Wednesday 19th December 2018 until Sunday 7th April 2019
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Snow Park Oze Tokura is located in the mountains of the Oze region of Katashina village in Gunma Prefecture. It was the first of the resorts in the Oze and Numata region to open in 1962 and it is currently the most northerly of the resorts in the region. The resort was one of the early ones to welcome snowboarders to the slopes and the half-pipe remains a popular feature.

The region to the east of Minakami town and to the north east of Numata city in northern Gunma Prefecture is made up of Kawaba village and Katashina village. There are a number of ski and snowboard resorts dotted around the mountains of this region, all of which are accessed off the main Route 120 road from central Numata. This road is otherwise known as the Nihon Romantic Highway and continues through to Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture, though the prefecture border section of the road is closed during the winter months.

Gunma Prefecture is located in the north west area of Kanto region on the main island of Honshu and shares borders with Niigata Prefecture to the north and Nagano Prefecture to the west. There are over 20 ski and snowboard resorts in Gunma Prefecture and they are mainly concentrated in the northern regions of Minakami and Katashina and the western region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

1420m
340m
1080m
32"
9
3100m
7
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 0 0 0 7 0 0

Snow Park Oze Tokura 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 - 150cm 1st - 200cm 1st - 200cm
2nd - - 2nd - 160cm 2nd - 200cm 2nd - 200cm
3rd - - 3rd - 180cm 3rd - 200cm 3rd - 200cm
4th - - 4th - 190cm 4th - 200cm 4th - 200cm
5th - - 5th - 190cm 5th - 200cm 5th - 190cm
6th - - 6th - 190cm 6th - 200cm 6th - 180cm
7th - - 7th - 190cm 7th - 200cm 7th - 180cm
8th - - 8th - 190cm 8th - 200cm 8th - 180cm
9th - - 9th - 190cm 9th - 200cm 9th - 180cm
10th - - 10th - 190cm 10th - 200cm 10th - 180cm
11th - - 11th - 190cm 11th - 200cm 11th - 180cm
12th - - 12th - 190cm 12th - 200cm 12th - 180cm
13th - - 13th - 190cm 13th - 200cm 13th - 180cm
14th - - 14th - 190cm 14th - 200cm 14th - 180cm
15th - - 15th - 190cm 15th - 200cm 15th - 180cm
16th - - 16th - 190cm 16th - 200cm 16th - 180cm
17th - - 17th - 190cm 17th - 200cm 17th - 180cm
18th - - 18th - 190cm 18th - 210cm 18th - 180cm
19th - - 19th - 190cm 19th - 210cm 19th - 170cm
20th - - 20th - 190cm 20th - 210cm 20th - 170cm
21st - 60cm 21st - 190cm 21st - 210cm 21st - 170cm
22nd - 60cm 22nd - 190cm 22nd - 210cm 22nd - 160cm
23rd - 60cm 23rd - 190cm 23rd - 210cm 23rd - 160cm
24th - 60cm 24th - 190cm 24th - 210cm 24th - 160cm
25th - 60cm 25th - 190cm 25th - 210cm 25th - 160cm
26th - 60cm 26th - 200cm 26th - 210cm 26th - 160cm
27th - 80cm 27th - 200cm 27th - 210cm 27th - 150cm
28th - 100cm 28th - 200cm 28th - 210cm 28th - 150cm
29th - 120cm 29th - 200cm 29th - - 29th - 150cm
30th - 140cm 30th - 200cm 30th 30th - 150cm
31st - 150cm 31st - 200cm 31st 31st - 140cm

Previous Statistics

Snow Park Oze Tokura Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Snow Park Oze Tokura. Special Kids lessons are also available. 
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
The 'Kids Park' is located by the base Oze Kogen Hotel and is free to enter.

There is also a 'Kids Room Kurara' nursery facility by the base area. Reservations are required and charges apply.  
Park Information
Park information
The 120m long super half-pipe at Snow Park Oze Tokura is popular. There are some other park items around the courses of the resort. 

Snow Park Oze Tokura Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Snow Park Oze Tokura is normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Snow Park Oze Tokura Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,400 yen 2,600 yen 3,200 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,700 yen 2,600 yen 3,200 yen
2 Days (weekend & holidays) 7,500 yen
2 Days (weekdays) 6,300 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 400 yen
Half Day (weekends & holidays) 3,900 yen 2,500 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 3,200 yen 2,400 yen
Ladies 1 Day (weekdays) 3,200 yen
Season Ticket 55,000 yen 20,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The Morning ticket is valid from 8:00am until 12:00pm.

The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until 5:00pm.

Getting to Snow Park Oze Tokura

By public transport
Train
Train
47.5km from Jomo Kogen Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line
40.3km from Numata Station on the Joetsu Line
Transport Information
Information
Snow Park Oze Tokura is about 40km from Numata Station on the Joetsu line and about 47.5km from Jomo Kogen Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line.

>> More information on getting to Katashina by public transport
bus
Bus
Bus services from Jomo Kogen Station and Numata Station are available.

The Katashina Snow Express bus service runs between Tokyo and Katashina.
By Car
Car
35.8km from the Numata IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
43.9km from the Tsukiyono IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
43.9km from the Showa IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 401 (1.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 63
Direction
Direction
Snow Park Oze Tokura is located just off Route 401, about 36km the north east of the Numata IC on the Kanetsu Expressway.

From the Numata IC, exit turn left onto Route 120 (Nihon Romantic Highway) and head towards Nikko. Continue on Route 120 for about 25km until arriving at the turn off for Route 401 just after passing through the central Kamada part of Katashina Village. Turn left onto Route 401 over the bridge heading towards Oze and Tokura. Continue on this road for around 8.5km, going past the turn off roads for Katashina Kogen and White World Oze Iwakura, until arriving at the junction to turn off for Oze Tokura onto Prefecture Road 63. Turn left here and follow the signs to the resort base.

>> More information on getting to Katashina by car
Parking
Parking
There is a car park for about 900 vehicles areas by base of the resort. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Tokura 329
Katashina-mura
Tone-gun
Gunma-ken
378-0411
Telephone
Telephone
0278-58-7511
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
The 2018-2019 winter season is approaching! Hurray!

At the time of writing more than 60% of the ski hills in Japan have still not updated their own information for the upcoming season. We are continuing to manually update the information on these ski resort pages of SnowJapan but for the moment things are unavoidably a mix of old and new. In most cases ski resorts open and close around the same dates each season, so even if the planned season dates shown on this page are still from the 2017-2018 season, that is usually a good indication of what to expect this time round.

(30th October 2018)
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