Highest Lake in Japan
Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖) is a highland lake located in Oku-Nikko, Tochigi. It is 25th largest lakes in Japan. Lake Chuzenji’s altitude is 1,269m and, as the natual lakes, it is the highest lake in Japan. Because of the high altitude, Lake Chuzenji is very cool even in summer and many people visit this lake to enjoy cool summer and camping. There are many restaurants and tourist attraction like boat riding or fishing. There are many waterfalls, including world famous Kegon Falls. The scenery of Lake Chuzenji with Mt. Nantai is very beautiful.
There is public parking.
0. at Nikko Station
1. use Tobunikko bus to Kegononotaki iriguchi (45 min.)
2. walk (2 min.)