The Oirase Mountain Stream is a mountain stream that runs for about 14 kilometers from Nenokuchi.
It runs through a virgin forest rich in variety, containing white cedar, Japanese beech, and maple trees.
If you walk along the banks of the stream, you can see close-up the beauty of nature, such as dense green vegetation, ripples in the river, and rocks poking above the water covered with plants and moss.
The trail along the stream is also known as the Waterfall Avenue due to the numerous waterfalls scattered along the stream.
Akan National Park is a mountainous park that stretches across the eastern part of Hokkaido
and famous for its magnificent natural beauty.
It’s fun ride around in this beautiful nature.
Lake Onneto is a part of Akan National Park (east of Ashoro Town), and one of the three great secret lakes in Hokkaido.
It shows many faces like emerald green and darkblue, its surface beautifully changes color.
The name, “Onneto” means old pond or big pond in the original Ainu language.
Cape Soya is the northernmost point in Japan(the latitude of 45 degrees, 31 minutes and 22 seconds).
From here, the wide expanse of sea spreads out from the east, west. and north.
You can see the Sakhalin Island 43 meters away on a fine day.
There is a stone monument of triangular pyramid shape on the cape.
If you travel around Hokkaido,you should visit here and take a memorial photo,
” I am here on the Northernmost Point in Japan! ”