Mikata Snow Park is located in Kami town to the north of Mt Hachibuse in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture. While geographically close to the other ski resorts on the slopes of Mt Hachibuse, it is not connected and also access is only from the north via Route 482. First opened in 1983.
Sadly, Mikata Snow Park will not be opening for the 2019-2020 season due. Running costs of ageing facilities as well as a drop in the number of visitors appear to be the reason. Apparently staff were preparing for the season when they heard the decision to not open. We will keep an eye on the situation to see if there is a chance of re-opening in the future.
Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.
Mikata Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics
Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
Typical season is from Late December until Early March
Weekends and holidays
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Getting to Mikata Snow Park
By public transport
39.8km from Ebara Station on the Sanin Honsen line
49.3km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Ebara Station on the Sanin Honsen line is about 40km from Mikata Snow Park.
41.3km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
61.1km from the Tottori IC on the Tottori Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (3km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 87
Mikata Snow Park is located in the southern part of Kami town on the northern area of Mt Hachibuse. It is within reach of Tottori city (west) and Toyooka city (east).
From the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road turn left onto Route 9 and after about 29km turn left onto Route 482. The turn off for Mikata Snow Park is about 10km on along Route 482 on the left hand side.
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