Activities in winter

Japanese yen is only accepted in this park.

Tube sledding [Sledding hill]

チューブそり<そりゲレンデ>
One of the longest in the nation, a 200 meter course!
Not only children, but adults are also thrilled by the sense of speed from sledding down the 200-meter hill!
Straight course
Up to six 200-meter long courses
S-shaped course (limited time offer)
A 180-meter long course
A rollercoaster-like course with banked left and right corners
* One person at a time
Tow rope
Business hours: 9:15-15:30
Admission free
Easily go up to the starting point.
Kids Sledding Corner
This is an area where kids can sled on a plastic snow sled.
Items that are free to borrow
Snow tubes and plastic snow sleds
Safety precautions
For single snow tubing, ages 4 and older. Children aged 3 or under should be with a person aged 10 or older.
You can’t use snow tubes or tow ropes while wearing ski boots or snowshoes.

Skiing and snowboarding [Family slope]

スキー・スノーボード<ファミリーゲレンデ>
Gentle slopes welcome beginners!
250-meter slopes at 7 degrees of average descent slope angle are perfect for beginners of skiing or snowboarding, and young children.
Lift
Business hours: 9:15-15:45
Lift tickets sold here: Country house (at the information desk), Chuo Guchi rest facility
Business hours: 9:00-15:30

Rental
Rental set (skis, poles, boots, and children’s skiwear)
Rent skis here: Country house (Rental Corner)
For detailed information about ski rental click here
Safety precautions
Sledding is prohibited on the family slope. Please use the sledding courses.


Snowshoeing

スノーシュー<滝野の森ゾーン・カワガラスコース・アカゲラコース>
This is the best way to experience snow and enjoy the views!
Very fluffy! The only things you need to walk on the fresh snow are a sense of curiosity about nature and snowshoes!
Put on your snowshoes and start walking around on the fluffy fresh snow.
Views unique to a snowy country abound such as trees lightly dusted with snow and the footprints of small animals.
Meet the vast wilderness with your five senses.
Items that are free to borrow
Snowshoes and binoculars: Snowshoes for children (16-23 cm) are available.
* You can bring your own gear!

There are three courses and you can enjoy a variety of scenes.

Takino no Mori Zone

Standard strolling time:
30 minutes to 2 hours
Entrance: Takino no Mori Guchi
Parking lot: Minami parking lot
Where to borrow: Mori no Koryukan Center
This gently sloped area extends into the forest. It is very quiet around here.
Kawagarasu course

Standard strolling time:
1 hour (about 2,000m)
Entrance: Keiryu Guchi
Parking lot: Keiryu Guchi parking lot
Where to borrow: Mori no Koryukan Center
This is a flat course heading to Ashiribetsu Fall that has a phenomenon called icefall (hyoubaku) in the severe cold season.
Akagera course

Standard strolling time:
1 hour (about 1,800m)
Entrance: Keiryu Guchi
Parking lot: Higashi Guchi parking lot
Where to borrow: Country House (information desk)
A course with some bumps and highland views.
The extending snow field after going through woods is vast.

Cross-country skiing [6 cross-country skiing courses]

歩くスキー・クロスカントリースキー<歩くスキー全6コース>

From beginner to expert, anybody can be satisfied!
From a gentle slope course to a full-on rugged course, six different levels of courses are ready.
Why don’t you start skiing casually using rental equipment?

Where to borrow
Rental set (skis, poles, boots, and children’s skiwear)
Rent skis here: Country house (Rental Corner)
For detailed information about ski rental click here

Cross-country ski courses

Beginner’s course 5 kilometers
Seseragi course
Start and finish: In front of Lodge Yukizasa
Visit Ashiribetsu Fall and Masumi Fall listening to the murmur of the Atsubetsu River.
course
(PDF)
1 kilometer
Campsite course
Start and finish: Tsudoi no Mori
This course is recommended for beginners since the total distance is short, 1 kilometer.
Intermediate course 3 kilometers
Ezorisu course
Start and finish: Tsudoi no Mori
You can enjoy winter views of Takino in quietness amusing yourself with its moderate ups and downs.
course
(PDF)
6 kilometers
Nousagi course
Start and finish: Tsudoi no Mori
Heading to the direction of Seishonen Yama no Ie with moderate ups and downs and joining up with the Ezorisu course in the middle.
Advanced course 10 kilometers
Kitakitsune course
Start and finish: Tsudoi no Mori
This is a balanced course with distance and ups and downs.
course
(PDF)
16 kilometers
Kitsutsuki course
Start and finish: Tsudoi no Mori
This is the most difficult, roughest and longest course of all the courses. * Be sure to look at the signboard carefully since this course requires going around (11-13 kilometers) twice.

Make your first encounter with snow at Takino!

小さなお子様向けスポット
These spots are perfect for people with young children.
Takino no Mori Zone

This is an area with powder snow where you can enjoy things like sledding. The Mori no Koryukan Center is permanently staffed, and there are cribs and a nursing room. Inside, children can play in a wooden ball pool.

Kids sledding area
An area for plastic sleds is next to the sled course. You can bring your own sled.


Tube sleigh area

A gentle slope for snow tubing in front of the Lodge Yukizasa.


Niji no Su Dome (inside)

The colorful net playground equipment next to the sledding slope makes you excited.


Kids space (inside)

Country House/Higashi Guchi rest facility/Mori no Koryukan Center

Ashiribetsu Waterfall freezes!

アシリベツの滝が凍ります
Ashiribetsu Fall with a drop of 26 meters and an expression of dignity, Takino’s pride, was chosen as one of Japan’s Top 100 Waterfalls. It freezes from the end of December. This phenomenon is called icefall (hyoubaku).
It is about 1.1 km from the Keiryu Guchi Parking lot. You can go there on foot, by skiing, or on snowshoes.