Yumi-ike Pond

Travel Guide - Yumi-ike Pond

Information

Yumi-ike Pond is one of the crater lakes and ponds located on Mt. Kusatsu Shirane-yama.
The pond is almost a perfect circle with a circumference of about 800 meters and you can walk around in 20 minutes.
In contrast to Yugama, the pond shore is an oasis of color which changes with the season - in the summer cotton grass can be seen in a wetland, and in the winter you can observe the changing color of the leaves on Nanakamado trees.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

Closed

  • December - April

Access / Public Transport

  • 60 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station by the bus bound for Shirane Kazan. Get off at the last stop.

Address / Location

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