Facilities at the Shiretoko Goko Lakes

There are two buildings. The Field House is adjacent to the Ground Pathways entrance.
Visitors can learn the procedures and guidelines as well as attend the information lecture.
The park service center has a rest area and sells souvenirs and snacks. Paid parking for 100 cars.

知床五湖FH

Shiretoko goko lakes field house

  • Season Opening Period: Late April to Late November(11/8)
  • Opening Hours: 7:30 a.m.(10/21 ~ 8:30 am) - 6:00 p.m. (Please read below for seasonal adjustments)
  • 0152-24-3323
知床五湖PSC

Shiretoko Goko Lakes Park service center

  • Schedule of Season Opening Period: Late April to Late November(11/8)
  • Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (10/21 ~ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
知床五湖PSC

The Parking of the Shiretoko Goko Lakes

  • Opening Hours: From 7:30 am (10/21 ~ 8:30 am)
  • Fees: Cars - 500 Yen, Mini Bus - 1,000 Yen, Motor Coach - 2,000 Yen, Motor Bike - 200 Yen

Opening Hours: (Lecture and Field House)

Period Field House
Opening Time
First Lecture Time The Long Loop
Last Lecture Time
The Short Loop
Last Lecture Time
Field House
Closing Time
Opening - 5/9 7:30 7:40 16:30 17:00 18:00
5/10 - 7/31 7:30 Bears Active Season (Guided Tours Only) 18:30
8/1 - 8/31 7:30 7:40 16:30 17:00 18:00
9/1 - 9/15 7:30 7:40 16:00 16:30 17:30
9/16 - 9/30 7:30 7:40 15:30 16:00 17:00
10/1 - 10/20 7:30 7:40 15:00 15:30 16:30
10/21 - Closed 8:30 8:40 or 8:45 14:20 or 14:30 15:00 16:00

Map

Car Navigation Orientations

The Shiretoko Goko Lakes' Field House was opened in 2011 so it might not currently be available on some navigation systems.You might experience technical difficulties periodically (a bug) when using navigation systems and the Shiretoko Goko Lakes' phone number. Please exercise caution.

If using car navigation systems please use one of the three following procedures to locate the Shiretoko Goko Lakes' Field House.

  • Enter the former building name "The rest house of Shiretoko Goko Lakes" (TEL: 0152-24-2299)
  • Enter map code: "757 730 727"
  • Enter the Mapple code (MG code): "100-1324" ※Mapple Code Available Models Only

From Utoro to the Shiretoko Goko Lakes

From Shari town to Utoro

  • Approx. 90 km from Memanbetsu Airport (2 hours) Buses are available during the season (Shari Bus)
  • Approx. 40 km from Shiretoko Shari Station on the JR Senno Line. Buses are available. (Shari Bus)
  • Highway Bus from Sapporo Chuo Bus Terminal (Hokkaido Chuo Bus, reservation required)

Shiretoko Goko Lakes Visitor Rule Guidelines

  1. Do not feed the animals in the wild
  2. Do not litter
  3. Do not cook or eat
  4. No Smoking
  5. Keep to prescribed pathways and preserve the marshland and vegetation
  6. Do not bring any plants or animals

Do Not Feed The Animals

Do not feed brown bear and wildlife.
It is our promise to visit Shiretoko.