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The inn is a 5-min. walk from Echigo Yuzawa Station.
Consider enjoying a stay at a Japanese inn while on a skiing or celebratory trip.

The Easiest Ski Resort Area in the World to Get To

Winter is the time for ski resorts. In a small town of just over 8,000 people, there are a total of 12 ski slopes.
The Ippon-Sugi Ski Area where beginners and children can easily enjoy the snow is a short 2-min.
walk from the inn. And, there is nothing to worry about after you finish skiing as the Inn is equipped with a Clothes Drying Room and you can still use the baths even after checking out.

Echigo Yuzawa Ski Slopes

一本杉スキー場

Ippon-Sugi Ski Area

Located in the center of Echigo Yuzawa Hot Springs, this is a family-friendly ski area situated on level ground.
Everyone from children to seniors can enjoy skiing and then refresh themselves with delicious rice.

湯沢高原スキー場

Yuzawa Kogen Ski Slopes

This is a world of silver spread out everywhere over a plateau at an altitude of 1,000m.
It also has a Kids’ Park where children can sleigh on the snow, slide down it on a tube, engage in snowball fights, and do many other fun things playing in the snow.

GALA湯沢スキー場

GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort

Here beginners to advanced skiers can enjoy skiing and snowboarding to their heart’s content.
It is a slope extremely easy to access and you can arrive at “GALA Yuzawa Station on the JR Echigo Shinkansen from Tokyo Station in 77 minutes without having to bring any equipment with you.

湯NASPAスキーガーデン

NASPA Ski Gardens

These are slopes dedicated to skiing and are extremely popular with families! Complete with mogul, powder snow, and parks, they can accommodate all types of skiing preferences.

神立高原スキー場

Kandatsu Kogen Ski Resorts

There are a total of 13 courses which even beginners can enjoy. It also offers “Kids’ Park” to enable the entire family to enjoy skiing.

岩原スキー場

Iwa-ppara Ski Slopes

It features several courses for beginners and medium-level skiers, so you can ski together with you family and friends. It also has a ski slope which will satisfy high-level skiers.

Traveling Through Echigo Yuzawa from Spring to Autumn

Blessed with abundant nature, at Echigo Yuzawa there are many wonderful things to enjoy in each season - winter, spring, summer, or fall.
Visit one of Japan’s few regions with such picturesque scenery which includes the changing colors in autumn and Yuzawa Kogen Ropeway, and participate in river fun in the summer.

Enjoy the Natural Scenery of Echigo Yuzawa

ドラゴンドラ

Dora Gondola

This is Japan’s longest gondola stretching 5,481m. It links Naeba to Tashiro in about 25 minutes.

苗場インディペンデンスボードウォーク

Naeba Independence Boardwalk

At 1.7km and 2m wide, this is Japan’s longest wooden promenade where children and the disabled in wheelchairs can stroll in the natural environment.
By purchasing a wooden plank for 1,000 yen and then writing a message, you can participate in building the boardwalk.

GALAサマーパーク

GALA Summer Park

After boarding a gondola and traveling through the skies, you can enjoy using the artificial ski slope in the field in the center of the mountain and enjoy skiing and snowboarding even in summer.

湯沢高原アルプの里

Yuzawa Kogen Alp-no-Sato

The area is filled with fun activities, including summer bobsledding on a 706m run, go-carting enveloped in the refreshing air of the plateau, and the comfortable but exciting Zipline Adventure.

Echigo Yuzawa Park & Japanese Garden

湯沢町レジャープール「オーロラ」

“Aurora” Yuzawa-cho Leisure Pool

Leisurely swim in either an indoor or an outdoor swimming pool designed like meandering rivers, and if you fancy a thrill, slip down the waterslide. You can enjoy with your entire family.

フォレストアドベンチャー・湯沢中里

Forest Adventure, Yuzawa Nakazato

Forest Adventure Nakazato is an adventure park based on the concept of co-existing with nature where you can use naturally standing trees to move from one tree to another high in the sky. Enjoy a new experience in the middle of a forest.

湯沢フィッシングパーク

Yuzawa Fishing Park

Approximately 10 minutes from Yuzawa IC, this is a fishing park where you can enjoy catching char, Yamame trout, rainbow trout, and other fish.
You can charcoal grill the fish you catch right where you are. You can even catch as many as you like and barbeque them.

湯沢中央公園

Yuzawa Central Park

A park where you can play sports care freely on an expansive ground. In addition to playing tennis on one of the 24 individual tennis courts, you can also enjoy soccer, baseball, and a variety of other sports.