Visitor Center Guide
Visitor Center Guide

The Asahidake Visitor center offers various information, such as real-time hiking information about the history and nature of Daisetsuzan National Park.

We offer special experience eco tours every year, which are conscious of the need to preserve resources, such as nature and culture in Higashikawa town and Daisetsuzan National Park.

The whole family can enjoy Asahidake Visitor Center and learn about the history and nature of Daisetsuzan National Park.

 

Virtual tour of Asahidake Visitor Center

You can experience the inside of the New Asahidake Visitor Center by a virtual tour.

 

Guide Map

Location Asahidake Onsen, Higashikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido
Opening hours 9:00-17:00
Closing day New Year holidays
Parking Lot 91 cars

Lobby・Entrance

To provide a general assessment of the condition of a trail and help hikers make informed decisions, the Daisetsuzan National Park has established the Daisetsuzan Grade System, which assigns a grade of 1 to 5 to each trail section based on several criteria.

You can check the Daisetsuzan Grade and view point with a diorama on the robby.

Also you can get the latest information about ropeway operation status and mountain trail information on the panel which is placed on left side of diorama.


Reception / Information counter

The center staff will explain about nature and sightseeing information. Please contact our staff.


rest area

There are vending machines, books related to Daisetsuzan, tables and chairs for rest in the visitor center.

The table and chairs are made by local craft in Higashikawa town.


The Rooftop of Hokkaido : the Daisetsuzan National Park

We are exhibiting the generative processes of Daisetsuzan and Tokachidake moutain areas, the animals and plants that live there, and our efforts to protect the environment.


Flora and Fauna of the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range

There is an exhibition of animals and plants specimen that lives in the Daisetsuzan Mountain range, and the relationship between it and people, and information about which is the best time to see the flora and fauna.


The Relationship between the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range and People

We introduce the relationship between Daisetsuzan and people based on history, from the natives, Kamikawa Ainu to the present, the people of Higashikawa.


Eco-tourism / Nature exploration information

A map of the Daisetsuzan area is displayed on the wall.

You can check the departure and arrival points, and the latest information which is updated daily by the center staff. Please check them before hiking.


The Daisetsuzan Mountain Range Theater

“You can always watch videos of Daisetsuzan in a hi-vision theater. If you’d like to watch the video, choose your language with select 1 and choose your program with select 2.
(Respondable language: Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese)
(Program: [1]Daisetsuzan National Park:The brilliance of the changing seasons, [2]History of Mt.Asahidake, [3]Beautiful snow crystals in the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range, [4]The blessing of the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range’s water)”


Free Wi-Fi 

There is a public wireless LAN (National Park Wi-Fi) that can be used with no charge.

To connect the Wi-Fi, you need to register your email address or SNS account.

If you have any questions about the connection method, please contact our staff.


Gift Shop

At Asahidake Visitor Center, we are selling products related to Mt. Asahidake such as Montbell’s original goods, T-shirts, stickers, post card, and disposable toilet bag.

 

 

 

 

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