National Parks of Japan Protecting our natural heritage for future generations

Towada, Oirase, HakkodaTowada-Hachimantai National Park


Visitor Center Towada Visitor Center

Towada Visitor Center
Look, touch and feel as though you are in the middle of a forest.

Located near Lake Towada, the Towada Visitor Center enables people to learn about nature in Towada-Hachimantai National Park. The Center's observation lounge, which provides exquisite views of the Lake, is a perfect spot to take a rest. In addition to displays explaining the natural environment, you'll find a crafts corner and a kids' corner. Observation meetings and other events are held.

The Center offers information on conditions in each season and advice on how to best enjoy the national park. Please feel free to drop in. Inquiries by telephone and e-mail are also accepted.

Facility Outline

Open:9:00 – 16:30
Closed:Wednesdays, and from December 29 to January 3 (Open every day from late April to late May, and from late July to late October)
Usage Fee:Free of Charge
Foreign Languages Accommodated:English
Address:Towadakohan Yasumiya 486, Okuse, Towada City, Aomori Prefecture
Display of taxidermy specimens and life-size trees
Display of taxidermy specimens and life-size trees
Staff providing guidance regarding facilities
Staff providing guidance regarding facilities
Message from the Facility
The Towada Visitor Center provides information on nature and road conditions in the Towada Hakkoda area. In addition to viewing the Center’s exhibits, visitors can see from the lounge coveys of spot-billed ducks, and squirrels and other small animals inhabit the surrounding area.
Please visit when you need a break from your walks.

Hikaru Morinaga