Category: Fall Foliage

Hokkaido-Japan Fall Foliage Spots

Hokkaido is a beautiful destination for viewing fall foliage.  Popluar spots are:

Daisetsuzan Mountains / Sounkyo Gorge

One of Japan’s earliest fall foliage usually happens in the Daisetsuzan mountains from mid September.
Location: Daisetsuzan National Park Sounkyo Onsen
Kamikawa-cho, Hokkaido

It takes  about 30 minutes by bus to Sounkyo Onsen Stop from JR Kamikawa Station

Fall Foliage Season: mid September – early October.

Lake Shikotsu

Location: Shikotsuko Onsen Chitose-city, Hokkaido
it takes about 45 minutes by bus for Shikotsuko from JR Chitose Station
Fall Foliage Season: early – mid October


 

Lake Akan

Location: Akan-ko Onsen Kushiro-city, Hokkaido
Access: About 2 hours by bus from JR Kushiro Station to Akanko Bus Terminal
Fall Foliage Season: late September – early October

Sapporo Fall Foliage Viewing Spots

There are many fall foliage viewing spots in Sapporo-city.

Onuma Koen Park

Location: Onuma-cho Nanae-cho, Hokkaido
Access: JR Onuma Koen Station
Fall Foliage Season: mid – late October

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