national park of Japan
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.
- Oze Preservation Foundation, ☏ +81 27-220-4431, fax: +81 27-220-4421.
In 2007 Oze was detached from Nikko National Park and given the status of a new National park.
Flora and faunaEdit
Mizubasyo (Japanese skunk cabbage) flowers are full bloom in Spring, Nikokisuge (orange-yellow day lilies) flowers are full bloom in Summer.
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 permitsEdit
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, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).
|Routes through Oze National Park|
|Kashiwazaki ← Nagaoka ←||W E||→ Kinugawa → Nikko|
|Yonezawa ← Aizu Wakamatsu ←||N S||→ Katashina → Numata|