Kinunuma Swamp


Kinunuma Swamp is a highland marsh located at the southern foot of Mt. Kinunuma. At an elevation of 2,020 meters, it is Japan’s highest wetland, and features 48 ponds of varying sizes and an abundance of alpine plants. Visitors can view Aleutian avens and bog rosemary in July, golden grass at the end of August, and flaming-red leaves in the middle of September.

How to get there:
2.5 hours on foot from Okukinu Onsen-kyo.

Nikko City Tourism Association


Areas of Nikko