Nukabira Gensenkyo is located in the Nukabira region of Kamishiroho town in the central region of Hokkaido, close to the southern shores of Lake Nukabira. It is part of the Daisetsuzan National Park (Kokuritsu Koen). There are four lifts at this ski hill but recently only two (a quad and a pair lift, servicing the lower section of the resort) have been operating - and that is also the plan for the 2017-2018 season. This ski hill used to be known as Nukabira Onsen.
Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.
Special lift ticket and bus packages from Obihiro are available.
51.6km from the Ashoro IC on the Doto Expressway
54.9km from the Otofuke Obihiro IC on the Doto Expressway
84.1km from the Kamikawa Sounkyo IC on the Asahikawa Monbetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 273 (0.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 85
The closest exit on the Doto Expressway is Ashoro IC, though if you are arriving from the south/west, the Otofuke Obihiro IC is the more convenient exit to use.
From the Otofuke Obihiro IC exit on the Doto Expressway, turn left onto Route 241 (Ashoro National Highway) and remain on this road for just over 30km until reaching Kamishihoro town. At Kamishirhoro turn left onto Route 273 (Nukabira National Highway) and follow this road for another 23km until reaching Nukabira Gensenkyo at the south western tip of Lake Nukabira. The base car parks are straight on as the main road turns a sharp right to continue north.
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