Lake Okushima

Travel Information


Lake Okushima (奥四万湖) is an artificial lake located Shima Onsen, Gunma Pref. The lake is made by Shimagawa Dam. Unlike other artificial lakes, the water of Lake Okushima has pure blue water. Not only it has beautiful blue-green color, its transparency is very high. In Summer time, you can enjoy beautiful green leaves, and in Fall, they will be colored with beautiful autumn leaves.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking and restroom. You can walk over the Dam. There are many view points. Also, there is a public Onsen.

0. at Nakanojo Station.
1. use local bust to Shima Onsen.
2. walk north (40 min.)

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Map around Lake Okushima

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Lake Okushima

Height 89.5m
Length 330m
Impounds Shima River.
Catchment area 28.4 km sqr.

It is one of the most beautiful lakes in Japan.