Onogawa Onsen is a small ski area located in Yonezawa city in the south-western region of Yamagata Prefecture.
This ski area is usually closed on Mondays and available for private reservations on other weekdays. Their traditional 'human curling' event will be held on 26th February 2022!
Onogawa Onsen Facilities
There is no ski or snowboard school at Onogawa Onsen.
Ski equipment rental is available.
There is a sledding area in the base area.
There is no specific snow park.
Onogawa Onsen Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Late December until Late February
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 9:00am 4:30
Not open on Mondays and other weekdays by reservation
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Onogawa Onsen is normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm at weekends and on holidays.
Generally closed to the general public on Tuesdays through Fridays. On those days it is available for private reservations - at a cost of 50,000 yen.
Generally completely closed to everyone on Mondays.
There is no night skiing at this area.
Onogawa Onsen Lift Ticket Charges
Elementary & Junior High age
1 Lift Coupon
11 Lift Coupons
2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets
A ticket for one adult and child is 2,500 yen. Also:
1 adult + 2 children = 3,000 yen 1 adult + 3 children = 3,500 yen 2 adults + 1 child = 4,000 yen 2 adults + 2 children = 4,500 yen 2 adults + 2 children = 5,000 yen
Getting to Onogawa Onsen
By public transport
9.5km from Yonezawa Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
6.8km from Nishi Yonezawa Station on the Yonesaka line
9.5km from Yonezawa Station on the Yonesaka line
Onogawa Onsen is about 7km from Nishi Yonezawa Station and less than 10km from Yonezawa Station on the Yonesaka line and Yamagata Shinkansen line.
A bus from Yonezawa Station to Onogawa Onsen takes about 25 minutes.
11.4km from the Yonezawa Kita IC on the Yonezawa Nanyo Road
45km from the Fukushima Iizaka IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 121 (4.5km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 234
Onogawa Onsen is located by the side of Prefecture Road 235 to the west of central Yonezawa city.
It is just over 11km from the Yonezawa Kita IC exit on the Yonezawa Nanyo Road.
From the IC exit turn right and after about 350m turn left onto Route 121. After about 6.5km keep going straight on as the road changes to Prefecture Road 233. 2km later the road changes to Prefecture Road 234. Onogawa is about 2.5km along Prefecture Road 234 on the left hand side of the road.
About 20 minutes from Yonezawa City Office About 25 minutes from Yonezawa Chuo IC
There is parking for about 30 vehicles at the base of Onogawa Onsen.
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