Towadako Onsen (Towada City, Aomori)

Towadako Onsen
十和田湖温泉
(青森県 十和田市)
Planned season: Friday 20th December 2019 until mid March 2020
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Towadako Onsen is a small ski hill located to the north east of Lake Towada in Towada city in Aomori Prefecture. The Hakkoda mountains are to the north west and Lake Towada is to the south west.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

485m
220m
265m
25"
2
1600m
2
5%
25%
70%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Towadako Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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19/20
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1st - - 1st 50cm 85cm 1st 60cm 100cm 1st 70cm 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 75cm 2nd 55cm 130cm 2nd 65cm 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 45cm 80cm 3rd 55cm 110cm 3rd 80cm 75cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 70cm 4th 60cm 95cm 4th 75cm 70cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 75cm 5th 70cm 110cm 5th 75cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 90cm 6th 80cm 105cm 6th 70cm 70cm
7th - - 7th 45cm 90cm 7th 80cm 95cm 7th 70cm 60cm
8th - - 8th 50cm 75cm 8th 80cm 130cm 8th 65cm 65cm
9th - - 9th 75cm 75cm 9th 90cm 140cm 9th 60cm 60cm
10th - - 10th 63cm 75cm 10th 95cm 130cm 10th 50cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 60cm 11th 80cm 125cm 11th 45cm 45cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 60cm 12th 75cm 120cm 12th 40cm 40cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 55cm 13th 65cm 135cm 13th 35cm 35cm
14th - - 14th 60cm 55cm 14th 60cm 130cm 14th 35cm 50cm
15th - - 15th 60cm 55cm 15th 55cm 130cm 15th 25cm 50cm
16th - - 16th 60cm 60cm 16th 50cm 125cm 16th - 50cm
17th - - 17th 60cm 60cm 17th 100cm 125cm 17th - 40cm
18th - - 18th 55cm 75cm 18th 90cm 115cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 55cm 75cm 19th 95cm 115cm 19th - -
20th 20cm 40cm 20th 55cm 70cm 20th 90cm 110cm 20th - -
21st 20cm 30cm 21st 55cm 95cm 21st 90cm 105cm 21st - -
22nd 15cm 30cm 22nd 75cm 100cm 22nd 80cm 100cm 22nd - -
23rd 8cm 30cm 23rd 60cm 100cm 23rd 75cm 100cm 23rd - -
24th 6cm 30cm 24th 55cm 105cm 24th 80cm 100cm 24th - -
25th 5cm 30cm 25th 60cm 145cm 25th 70cm 90cm 25th - -
26th - 25cm 26th 55cm 120cm 26th 70cm 85cm 26th - -
27th 40cm 25cm 27th 55cm 115cm 27th 80cm 85cm 27th - -
28th 60cm 30cm 28th 50cm 100cm 28th 80cm 85cm 28th - -
29th 60cm 50cm 29th 65cm 115cm 29th 75cm - 29th - -
30th 54cm 120cm 30th 65cm 100cm 30th 30th - -
31st 45cm 100cm 31st 60cm 100cm 31st 31st - -

Towadako Onsen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Towadako Onsen. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snowboard Park' is located on the upper slopes. 

Towadako Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Towadako Onsen is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm during the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:00pm until 10:00pm.

The ski lifts close between 4:00pm and 5:00pm.

Towadako Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,720 yen 2,200 yen 2,200 yen
4 Hours 1,570 yen 1,150 yen 1,150 yen
1 Lift Coupon 260 yen 210 yen 210 yen
Nighta 1,570 yen 830 yen 830 yen
Season Ticket 20,530 yen 13,190 yen 13,190 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase - it cannot be used during nighta operations.

Getting to Towadako Onsen

By public transport
Train
Train
33.9km from Shichinohe Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
56.1km from Towada Minami Station on the Towada Kanko Dentetsu line
63.1km from Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Towada Kanko Dentetsu line
Transport Information
Information
Towadako Onsen ids about 34km from Shichinohe Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
46.5km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
56.1km from the Towada IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 102 (0.8km away)
Direction
Direction
Towadako Onsen is located just off the main Route 102 road to the west of central Towada city.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 700 vehicles is available at two main car parks by the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Yakeyama 64-122
Horyo
Towada-shi
Aomori-ken
034-0303
Telephone
Telephone
0176-74-2008
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