Eastern Hokkaido is home to four national parks.
Of Japan’s 32 national parks, six lie in Hokkaido. Eastern Hokkaido is home to four. This concentration of national parks gives some insight into the abundance of nature in Eastern Hokkaido. Japan may be a small country, but visitors will find vast natural surroundings in Eastern Hokkaido.
Daisetsuzan National Park
Daisetsuzan National Park is Japan’s largest national park, with an area approximately equal to that of the entire prefecture of
Kushiro Shitsugen National Park
Kushiro Shitsugen National Park is home to Japan’s first Wetlands of International Importance designated under the Ramsar Conven
Akan National Park
Akan National Park owes its existence to volcanoes. Abundant forests spread around three caldera lakes and mountains, some of wh
Shiretoko National Park
Shiretoko National Park is a World Natural Heritage Site. Visit a land untouched by human hands – encounter a world of wild anim