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Map

A map showing the locations of national park sightseeing spots is included. Click the link below to view in PDF Format.

Access

Access routes are examples. For more information, please inquire with each transportation facility or check their website.

*The time required in each section is a rough indication.

Course 1
Tokyo Station
Hokuriku Shinkansen (About 105 min.)
Nagano Station
ALPICO Kotsu Bus (About 60 min.)
Togakushi-jinja Chusya Shrine
Course 2
Tokyo Station
Hokuriku Shinkansen (About 105 min.)
Nagano Station
Kita-Shinano Line (About 45 min.)
Myoko Kogen Station
Keinan Bus (About 10 min.)
Ikeno Taira Imori-ike (Imori-ike Pond) Iriguchi

Area of Accommodation

Sasagamine

Gosaisugi

Imori-ike Pond

Myoko Kogen Onsen

Otari Onsen

Togakushi

Facilities

Myoko-Kogen Visitor Center

photo of Myoko-Kogen Visitor Center
A visitor center adjacent to the Imori -ike Pond at the foot of Mt. Myoko. Provides exhibits to facilitate an understanding of the natural environment and human activity in the Myoko area. Not only explanatory panels and models, but also a section of hands-on exhibits to assist in understanding the natural environment. Various events such as nature observation groups, and photos and craft workshops, are held depending on the season.
AddressSekigawa 2248-4, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture
Contact0255-86-4599 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
ClosedOpen daily throughout the year (except Wednesdays and Thursdays from December through March, and end and beginning of year)
Usage FeeFree of charge

Hachiju-ni Mori-no-Manabiya ~ Ecology Bank 82 Togakushi Forest Center~

photo of Hachiju-ni Mori-no-Manabiya ~ Ecology Bank 82 Togakushi Forest Center~
Provides information on realtime viewing and events at the Togakushi Forest Botanical Gardens, well-known as a bird-watching site. Experience the four seasons of Togakushi in the large multi-vision theater including a virtual diorama of Togakushi Forest and three screens. A part of the botanical gardens includes a barrier-free wooden path for pleasant strolling.
AddressTogakushi Forest Botanical Garden, Togakushi, Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture
Contact026-254-2200 (Tel)
Open9:30 - 17:00 (late April - early December)
ClosedMondays (if coinciding with a national holiday, the next day) and from early December through late April
Usage FeeFree of charge

Nojiri-ko Museum

Nojiriko Museum
Located on the shore of Lake Nojiri, the museum conducts research and provides exhibits of the natural environment around the lake. The museum includes the Naumann's Elephant reconstructed in life-size based on excavated fossil remains, a restored elk, and exhibits as well as explanations of the natural environment of Lake Nojiri. Various events providing hands-on experience are also held.
AddressNojiri, Shinano Town, Kamiminochi County, Nagano Prefecture
Contact026-258-2090 (Tel)
OpenNormally 9:00 - 17:00 (March 20 - November 30)
Winter (December 1 - March 19): Week days (9:00 - 17:00)
(Saturday, Sunday, public holidays) 9:30 - 15:45
ClosedClosed on the last day of May, June, September, October, and November (if coinciding with Sunday or a national holiday, the next day). Inquiry is necessary in winter.
Usage FeeGeneral 500 yen, primary and middle school students 300 yen

Contact List

Chubu Regional Environment Office
Sannnomaru 2-5-2, Naka Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture 460-0001
Tel: 052-955-2135  Fax: 052-951-8919
http://chubu.env.go.jp/

Nagano Nature Conservation Office
Nagano Joint Government Building No. 1, Asahi Town 1108,
Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture 380-0846
Tel: 026-231-6570  Fax: 026-235-1226

Myokokogen Ranger Office
Sekigawa 2279-2, Myoko City,
Niigata Prefecture 949-2112
Tel: 0255-86-2441  Fax: 0255-86-2464

Togakushi Ranger Office
Togakushishi Toyooka 9794-128,
Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture 381-4102
Tel: 026-254-3060  Fax: 026-254-3089

Myoko-Togakushi renzan National Park Website