Hot springs in a gorge of columnar joints and magma art.
The Sounkyo Hot Springs (Kamikawacho) are in the Daisetsuzan National Park and gushes into a large gorge which is surrounded by cliffs of columnar joints.
From Asahikawa Airport and JR Asahikawa Station, it takes about an hour and 15 minutes by car, and only 25 minutes from JR Kamikawa Station.
Daisetsuzan Sounkyo-Kurodake ropeway is located at the trailhead of Kurodake.
A number of hot spring hotels are clustered in the area between Route 39 and the base station of the ropeway.