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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.


Mount Shibutsu in Oze National Park


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.


Get inEdit

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 permitsEdit

Get aroundEdit


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







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).



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Routes through Oze National Park
KashiwazakiNagaoka  W   E  KinugawaNikko
YonezawaAizu Wakamatsu  N   S  → Katashina → Numata

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