Sightseeing Spots: Tazawako Plateau/Mizusawa/Komagatake Area
The highest mountain in Akita pref. A collective name for peaks including Onamedake, Odake, and Medake. Along with Nyutosan, it is a beautiful mountain located in the southern end of Towada-Hachimantai National Park. Besides the beautiful view, it is said to be the best site in Northern Japan for alpine plants, with several hundreds of species. The summit commands a wide view across the magnificent mountains of Chokaisan and Iwatesan, and the lazuline beauty of Tazawako lake.
Komagatake, Obonai, Tazawako
Tazawako Tourism Information Center: 0187-43-2111
bus from JR Tazawako Station (For Komagatake Eighth Station) 1
hour and 30 minutes from the Eighth Station
Akita Airport Liner (Kakunodate/Tazawako/Tamagawa Hot Springs Course)