Watarase-yusuichi Retarding Basin 渡良瀬遊水地 

A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.

A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
This retarding basin with a 3,300ha of reed bed is one of the largest in Japan. Visitors can enjoy a variety of recreation activities including water sports, cycling, fishing, fireworks show and sports events. The 11.5-kilometre trail by the Watarase River and forests is well worth walking. Watarase-yusuichi was recognised under the Ramsar Convention on July 3, 2012.
  • A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
  • A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
  • A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.
  • A gallery of nature and an excellent habitat for various species.

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Basic Information

Address Fujioka, Fujioka-machi, Tohigi-city, Tochigi/Shimonamai, Oyama-city, Tochigi-city, Tochigi
Telephone Number 0282-62-1161 (Watarase-yusuichi Foundation)
Website http://watarase.or.jp/
Price Free
DirectionsBy rail: approx.20-minute walk from Fujioka station on the Tobu Nikko line, or approx.15-minute drive from JR Mamada station
By car: approx.15-minute drive from Sano-Fujioka IC on the Tohoku Expressway