Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park (Takashima City, Shiga)

Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park
国境高原スノーパーク
(滋賀県 高島市)
Planned season: Saturday 21st December 2019 until mid March 2020
Official snow depth 10cm (10cm) [updated on 18th February 2020]

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Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park is a small ski hill located in Takashima city in the northern area of Shiga Prefecture, right by the border with Fukui Prefecture.

Shiga Prefecture is part of the Kansai region in the western region of the main island of Honshu. Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater in Japan located at the centre of Shiga Prefecture. Most of the ski hills in Shiga Prefecture are found in the region to the north west of Lake Biwa. Be sure not to confuse Shiga Prefecture with the popular ‘Shiga Kogen’ resort region of Nagano Prefecture – they are un-related.

The Mountain

592m
208m
384m
35"
5
1500m
4
20%
60%
20%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 0 4 0 0

Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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1st - - 1st 0cm 40cm 1st 0cm 80cm 1st - 10cm
2nd - - 2nd 0cm 40cm 2nd 0cm 80cm 2nd - 10cm
3rd - - 3rd 0cm 50cm 3rd 0cm 75cm 3rd - 10cm
4th - - 4th 0cm 50cm 4th 0cm 70cm 4th - -
5th - - 5th 0cm 50cm 5th 0cm 65cm 5th - -
6th - - 6th 0cm 50cm 6th 25cm 60cm 6th - -
7th - - 7th 0cm 45cm 7th 30cm 60cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th 0cm 40cm 8th 30cm 60cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 0cm 40cm 9th 30cm 55cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 0cm 40cm 10th 30cm 55cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 0cm 40cm 11th 30cm 55cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 0cm 40cm 12th 10cm 55cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 0cm 40cm 13th 5cm 55cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 0cm 35cm 14th 0cm 55cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 0cm 35cm 15th 0cm 55cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 0cm 35cm 16th 0cm 55cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 0cm 40cm 17th 0cm 55cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 0cm 40cm 18th 10cm 55cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 0cm 40cm 19th - 55cm 19th - -
20th - 0cm 20th 0cm 35cm 20th - 45cm 20th - -
21st - 0cm 21st 0cm 45cm 21st - 45cm 21st - -
22nd 0cm 0cm 22nd 0cm 45cm 22nd - 30cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm 0cm 23rd 0cm 45cm 23rd - 30cm 23rd - -
24th 0cm 0cm 24th 0cm 45cm 24th - 30cm 24th - -
25th 0cm 0cm 25th 0cm 45cm 25th - - 25th - -
26th 0cm 0cm 26th 0cm 50cm 26th - 20cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 0cm 27th 0cm 70cm 27th - 20cm 27th - -
28th 0cm 15cm 28th 0cm 70cm 28th - 20cm 28th - -
29th 0cm 30cm 29th 0cm 80cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 0cm 45cm 30th 0cm 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st 0cm 45cm 31st 0cm 80cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park. 
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 are two kids areas including 'Kids Paradise' in front of the Resthouse near base. Entry is free but the moving belt is 1,000 yen.

There is also a 'Chibbiko Hiroba' playing in the snow area at base. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Slope Paradise' Snow Park is next to the Number 2 pair lift and features a variety of items. 

Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park is normally open during the daytime from 8:30am until 5:00pm (from 8:00am on Saturdays and holidays).

There is no nighta planned for the 2019-2020 season.

Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day 4,100 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 3,300 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon (12pm-5pm) 3,300 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Kids Ticket 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 300 yen 300 yen
6 Lift Coupons 2,100 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The Kid's Ticket is valid on the Norikura Number 3 romance lift and the moving belt in the kids area.

Kodomo Service Day (Children's Day) is on the first and third Sunday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket for children is 50% off.

Seniors Day is every Tuesday. On those days a 1 day ticket for seniors is 50% off.

Ladies Day is every Friday (excluding 3rd January 2020). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is free.

A 1 day lift ticket is 50% off for everyone on Wednesday 15th January 2020.

A 1 day ticket for one adult and one child is 6,200 yen.
Additional adults: add 3,500 yen.
Additional children: add 2,700 yen.

Getting to Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park

By public transport
Train
Train
15.1km from Tsuruga Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
9.3km from Nagahara Station on the Kosei Line
Transport Information
Information
The closest train station is Nagahara Station on the Kosei line.

bus
Bus
A bus service from Makino Station is available. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
By Car
Car
14.3km from the Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
19km from the Kinomoto IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
22.2km from the Wakasa Mihama IC on the Maizuru Wakasa Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 161 (0.2km away)
Direction
Direction
Kunizakai Kogen Snow Park is just over 14km from the Tsuruga IC exit on the Hokuriku Expressway.

From the Tsuruga IC exit, turn left onto Route 8 and head south. After about 6km turn to the right onto Route 161. The ski hill is close to the right hand side of Route 161 after about 8km.

>> More information on Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 900 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is 1,000 yen per day per car.

More Information

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Address
Address
Noguchi
Makino-cho
Takashima-shi
Shiga-ken
520-1802
Telephone
Telephone
0740-28-0303
Current resort snow depth
10cm
(10cm)
(change since last update)
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