Hiruzen Kids Snow Park (Maniwa City, Okayama)

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park
ひるぜんキッズスノーパーク
(岡山県 真庭市)
Planned season: Late December 2019 until early March 2020
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Until the 2015-2016 season, Kamihiruzen was a small ski hill located in Maniwa city in the northern region of Okayama Prefecture. It is just to the south east of Mt Daisen in Tottori Prefecture. Since the 2016-2017 season, it has been known as Hiruzen Kids Snow Park and calls itself one of the largest kids snow parks in western Japan.

Okayama Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The ski hills in Okayama are found in the northern mountainous region of the prefecture close to the border with Tottori Prefecture. Okayama Prefecture also boarders Hyogo Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.

The Mountain

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Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

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Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
Since the 2016-2017 season, this ski hill has re-opened as 'Hiruzen Kids Snow Park' and calls itself one of the largest kids snow parks in western Japan. Various children themed playing in the snow activities are available. 
Park Information
Park information

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kamihiruzen is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta.

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 800 yen 800 yen 800 yen
Lift Ticket Information Part of the new 'Hiruzen Kids Snow Park' is free to use, and part is 800 yen to enter.

Getting to Hiruzen Kids Snow Park

By public transport
Train
Train
22km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line
45.8km from Yonago Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Kamihiruzen is 22km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line.
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus is apparently available!
By Car
Car
5.6km from the Hiruzen IC on the Yonago Expressway
23.9km from the Kofu IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (4.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 422
Direction
Direction
Kamihiruzen is less than 6km from the Hiruzen IC exit on the Yonago Expressway.

At the Hiruzen IC exit traffic lights, go straight ahead on and after just over 4km turn left onto Prefecture Road 422. Continue on that road for about 1.5km and then turn left to head up to the ski hill base.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 500 vehicles near the base area. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Hiruzen Nakafukuda 960-16
Maniwa-shi
Okayama-ken
Telephone
Telephone
0867-66-2501
2020-2021 UPDATES
Important information about our 20-21 season updates

(Updated 24th September)

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