Tambara Ski Park is located to the north of Numata city in the northern region of Gunma Prefecture. It is close to Tambara Dam and lake. Tambara Ski Park has been operating since 1988. In summer the Lavendar Park at Tambara is popular.
Gunma Prefecture is located in the north west area of Kanto region on the main island of Honshu and shares borders with Niigata Prefecture to the north and Nagano Prefecture to the west. There are over 20 ski and snowboard resorts in Gunma Prefecture and they are mainly concentrated in the northerns regions of of Minakami and Katashina and over to the west in Kusatsu.
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Tambara Ski Park.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
'TambaLand' is located at the base of the resort near the car park and offers a tubing area as well as sledging, snow striders and a place to play in the snow. There is also a moving 'snow escalator'. Charges are 1,200 yen for a full day and 900 yen for an afternoon ticket (600 yen for people with a valid 1 day lift ticket).
The 'Tambara Beginner Park' features a 700m long wave course and the 'Joyful Park' features kickers, boxes and more.
Tambara Ski Park Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Late November until Early May
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Tambara Ski Park is generally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:00pm on weekends and holidays.
There is no nighta at Tambara Ski Park.
Tambara Ski Park Lift Ticket Charges
Under Elementary School age
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Lift Coupon
11 Lift Coupons
Number 1 Lift
The Number 1 lift one day ticket shown above is valid only on that lift.
Getting to Tambara Ski Park
By public transport
29km from Jomo Kogen Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line
22.1km from Numata Station on the Joetsu Line
Tambara Ski Park is about 22km from Numata Station on the Joetsu line and 29km from Jomo Kogen Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line.
There is a bus service from Jomo Kogen station to the resort - as well as a 'Park and Ride' service - during the main season.
19.3km from the Numata IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
23.6km from the Tsukiyono IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 120 (19.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 266
Tambara Ski Park is located to the north of Numata and is about 19km (30 minutes) from the Numata IC exit on the Kanetsu Expressway.
From the Numata IC exit turn right and then right again at the first traffic lights. Follow this road for about 2km until reaching Prefecture Road 266. Turn right onto Prefecture Road and head north. This road continues right up to the base of the Tambara Ski Park. In peak season and cold conditions the road up there can get very icy, snow tyres are really needed.
The ski resort information currently shown on SnowJapan is from the 2018-2019 season. Over the summer and autumn months we will be checking and then updating information. Everything will be updated online in time for the 2019-2020 winter season. Please note that planned ski resort opening dates are often very similar every year, so the dates from the 2018-2019 season can be taken as a good idea of what to expect next season.
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