Shikotsu-Toya National Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 2Hanweb
N 42° 29.863 E 141° 08.800
54T E 512051 N 4705050
Quick Description: Shikotsu-Toya National Park is a national park in the western part of Hokkaido, Japan. Named after it volcanic caldera lakes of Lake Shikotsu and Lake Toya.
Location: Hokkaido, Japan
Date Posted: 3/8/2015 9:24:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMNFVW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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Long Description:
Shikotsu-Toya National Park is located 3 hours from Sapporo, Japan. This park of nearly 230 square miles combines Hokkaidido's most beautiful scenery, with many hot springs. The park gets it name from Lake Toya-ko in the southwest and is nearly circular, with four thickly wooded islets, which are in the center of the lake and can be reached by boat.

Lake Shikotsu in the east is a beautiful caldera lake and is Japans second deepest lake, these lakes are highlights of the areas that constitute the parks main sections. A third area, north of Toya-ka, centers on the conical Yoteisan, another active volcano.

The Shikotsu-Toya National Park is an all year a round park. The activities include ,boating, hiking, bike riding, and skiing.
Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Parking Coordinates: N 42° 49.204 W 141° 17.016

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

Public Transport available: yes

Access fee (In local currency): Not Listed

Website reference: Not listed

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