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Oze National Park

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Oze National Park [dead link] (尾瀬国立公園) is in Kanto of Japan. Oze is the largest highland marshland on Japan's main island of Honshu. Spanning Gunma, Fukushima, Niigata and Tochigi prefectures.

Understand[edit]

Mount Shibutsu in Oze National Park

History[edit]

In 2007 Oze was detached from Nikko National Park and given the status of a new National park.

Landscape[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

Mizubasyo (Japanese skunk cabbage) flowers are full bloom in Spring, Nikokisuge (orange-yellow day lilies) flowers are full bloom in Summer.

Climate[edit]

Get in[edit]

Map of Oze National Park

There are five major entrances to the park. From here, you walk into the park.

  • Oshimizu(大清水).
  • Fujimishita(富士見下).
  • Hatomachi Toge Pass(鳩待峠).
  • Miike(御池).
  • Numayama Toge Pass (沼山峠).

Fees and permits[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Ozegahara Marsh (尾瀬ヶ原).
  • 2 Ozenuma Pond.
  • Mt. Shibutsu.
  • Mt. Hiuchigatake.
  • 3 Mt. Tashiro.
  • Mt. Taishaku.
  • Mt. Aizukomagadake.

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Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

There are approximately 20 lodges in Oze that can accommodate a limited number of guests by reservation.

  • 1 Chozo Hut (長蔵小屋), 958 Tokura Katashina-mura Tone-gun Gunma (Lake Ozenuma), +81 278-58 7100 (Japanese Only), fax: +81 278-58-7101, . Chozo Hut is very big with room for 300 guests, and includes modern amenities such as toilets with bidets, popularly known as "washlets. ¥8400 per night with dinner and breakfast./ ¥700 Lunch pack(rice balls and side dish, or sandwich).

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Go next[edit]

Routes through Oze National Park
KashiwazakiNagaoka  W Japanese National Route Sign 0352.svg E  KinugawaNikko
YonezawaAizu Wakamatsu  N Japanese National Route Sign 0401.svg S  → Katashina → Numata


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