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Lake with scenic views

Onuma Lake is very large with several walking trails. You can take a boat ride instead if you have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hong Kong, China
A great natural park, plenty of walking trails and boat rides on the lake

For person connected to nature this is a great place, not over exploited like many. You can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris K
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Onuma Lake is very large with several walking trails. You can take a boat ride instead if you have no time. Many local people will have their packed lunch on the way along their planned routes around the lake. It is really an enjoyable exercise...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For person connected to nature this is a great place, not over exploited like many. You can casually walk around the lake and enjoy solitude and nature. There are boar rides available to cruise around the lake and view the many islands. There is an...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Onuma Quasi National Park is the most frequently visited scenic parks outside of Hakodate and the first quasi national park in Hokkaido. A local JR line with fare of 540 yens one way from JR Hakodate to JR Onumakoen takes approx. 40 min. It is...More

1  Thank unescotravelbug
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a tranquil and beautiful place to visit. On the day we were there, we practically had the area to ourselves. We took a short boat ride around the lake. The ride was narrated in English. There are several interesting bridges connecting bits of...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

There are lots of things to do on and around Onuma Lake and it's a real shame that it was grey and rainy when we came here. We first went on one of the sightseeing boats to go around the lake, but didn't find it...More

1  Thank Christina F
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great for photo-taking, throwing and making snowballs, snowman and having a good family fun time. Not sure how it looks during summer or other seasons, but winter was truly scenic and soothing for the soul.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Took a day trip from Hakodate to Onuma koen. Journey took approx. 30min via the JR train and we approached the tourist information centre upon arrival for more info. The centre guide shared with us the 2 possible routes which we could visit and we...More

3  Thank 5_Chan
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Scenic little town, courteous n caring visitors center staff, boat ride bored with noisy n smelly old diesel engine which is contrary with d nice n quite environment. Tips : train route is part of d busy Sapporo Hakodate route, make seat reservation or u...More

1  Thank lhspenang
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Love the great views here!Wish to stay longer. The snow is so thick where you can enjoy taking photos of the blue sky and white land.

1  Thank Jenny X
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is a quiet, mostly overlooked but very scenic spot good for a nice walk or long bike ride (rentals available) just a ten minute train ride out of the touristy Hakodate. Accommodations available and several decent eateries nearby. We visited a ramen shop going...More

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6 November 2018|
Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we are both in our 70s and found any walking ok. Did not get adventurous however. The land is generally flat. It is worth taking the boat of which there are several around the lake, cost is reasonable.
Cecilia H
13 April 2017|
Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the weather is like in May possibly warm, there is a track up the volcano, but not sure how far up whether it accesses the peak. We did some walking but not what you are planning. It is a pretty are canoing on... More