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A famous spring that has been nurtured by nature

Yotei-no-Fukidashi, Yusui Spring in Fukidashi Park

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Best season:Summer(June-Aug)Autumn(Sept.-Nov.)

Yotei-no-Fukidashi, Yusui Spring in Fukidashi Park

About Yotei-no-Fukidashi, Yusui Spring in Fukidashi Park

At the foot of Mt. Yotei, the Fukidashi Park in Kyogokou has been beloved by people for ages for its delicious spring water, and was selected by the Ministry of the Environment as one of the top 100 pure waters in Japan. The spring is formed from rain and snow that fell on Mt. Yotei for many decades and is an authentic natural spring. The temperature is 6℃ throughout the year and is mineral rich, so many people bring containers to take water back with them.

Kyogoku is located in western Hokkaido, is a small town on the eastern side of Mt. Yotei with a population of about 3,500 people. Nevertheless it is a beautiful place to enjoy the scenery and clean water, and more than 800,000 tourists per year visit.

Yusui is also maintained as a park, and you can enjoy the four seasons throughout the year. There are barbeque facilities and an outdoor stage where events are held in the summer. Additionally, in order to bring more life into the region by taking advantage of the spring water, many specialty products such as frozen sweets. There is also a "Shakkoi Festival" in July which acts like Thanksgiving for the famous water, somen events (noodles) and ice treasure hunts in winter.

Access

Rather than use public transport, it’s convenient to use a regular tourist bus or a car. If you come by rail, take the JR Hakodate Line to Kutchan Station (倶知安駅) and take a bus from there, get off at the Kyogoku bus terminal (京極バスターミナル) and from the bus stop there it’s 15 minutes by foot.

Information of Yotei-no-Fukidashi, Yusui Spring in Fukidashi Park

Spot name Yotei-no-Fukidashi, Yusui Spring in Fukidashi Park
Address Kawanishi, Kyogoku, Abuta District, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
Regular holiday 7 days open
TEL 0136-42-2111
Fee 0yen

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