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Okunakayama Kogen: Insider Ski & Snowboard Tips
The zones available include beginner, intermediate, advanced, non-compacted snow zones, a tree skiing and riding area, and a snow park etc.
Okunakayama Kogen: Access
① JR (Train): Take the “Tohoku Shinkansen” to Iwate-Numakunai Station and get on the fixed-route bus to the resort (approx. 10 min.)
② Car: Take the Takizawa Interchange Route 4 on the Tohoku Expressway for approx. 50 minutes.
Okunakayama Kogen: Accommodation
Next to the ski resort is Hotel Okunakayama Kogen. This facility has a retro atmosphere- offering enjoyments such as natural hot springs and great access to the slopes. It also acts a perfect sightseeing base for those who want to visit Ichinohe Town, the Hachimantai area, and the northern region of Iwate Prefecture.
Okunakayama Kogen: Restaurants & Après
The resort boasts two restaurants-Cassiopeia (in the main building, Kiraboshi-no-yu) and a dining hall located on the second floor of Asake-no-yu (annexed to the main building)! Here you can find casual meals that people of all ages can enjoy.
Okunakayama Kogen: Non-Skiing Activities
Located one kilometre away from the resort is Iwate Children’s Centre (Iwate Kodomo no Mori) – a popular facility for families with small children. Another sightseeing spot to visit in Ichinohe Town is Goshono Jomon Museum. Designated as a World Heritage Site in July of 2017, this museum has become a newly popular tourist site.