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Shikaribetsu Onsen

A hot spring on the banks of Lake Shikaribetsu, a natural lake 810 meters above sea level.

Lake Shikaribetsu is the only natural lake in Daisetsuzan National Park.
It is located 810 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in Hokkaido
An endemic species of Miyabe char (Salvelinus malma miyabe) inhabits Lake Shikaribetsu, in addition precious wild animals such as Pika (a type of hare) called living fossils also inhabit the surrounding virgin forests of white fir, Yezo spruce and Erman’s birch.

Welling up on that land is Lake Shikaribetsu hot spring (Shikaoi Town).