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Eco Preservation Awareness Season
Spring:Opning - 5/9, Summer, Fall:8/1 - Closing

In order to ensure protection of the natural vegetation, visitors are required to attend a short lecture prior to walking along the Ground Pathways. Reservation are required and fees apply.
Please refer to the pdf. for Ground Pathways reservations »

Bears Active Season
5/10 - 7/31

Visitors are only allowed to join the tour with Shiretoko Goko Lakes' Registered Guides who are trained to deal with bears. Please contact the guides directly to make a reservation.


Shiretoko Foundation

November to April 0152-24-2114 0152-24-2115
May to October 0152-24-3323 Shiretoko Goko Lakes Field House

What Regional Authority controls the Shiretoko Goko Lakes region?

Ministry of Environment, Nature conservation office Utoro, Hokkaido

Ecological tour of midwinter, Other Information

Sightseeing Association of Sharicho, Shiretoko »

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
  7. Don't fly the drone.

Do Not Feed The Animals

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