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Want to go in winter! 10 recommended campgrounds with hot spring baths

Want to go in winter! 10 recommended campgrounds with hot spring baths


"Some of you may be thinking, "What's camping in the cold winter? "Some of you may be thinking, "What's camping in the cold winter? However, a campfire on a cold day and a star-filled night sky in the clear air are the joys of winter. However, being outdoors all the time will cool you down. Here are some campsites with hot springs where you can quickly warm up your cold body.

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Forest Park Bifuka Island Campground

At "Forest Park Bifuka Island Campground ", a vast site boasting a total area of 76 hectares, you can enjoy camping while experiencing the magnificent nature of Hokkaido. There are large lawn free sites and an auto-camping area to be enjoyed by the lakeside at "Lake Mikazuki ". There are also facilities for families to experience kayaking and play on the spacious playground.
"Bifuka Onsen "is attached to the campground, so you can take a quick dip in the hot springs at night or in the morning when it gets cold. After a long day of camping and playing with nature, you can relax and heal in the spacious and brightly lit hot spring baths.

Location: Munehonai, Misen-machi, Nakagawa-gun, Hokkaido
Camping fee (free site): Adults (junior high school students and older) 400 yen / Children (4 years and older) 200 yen
Admission: Adults (junior high school students and older) 450 yen / Children (4 years old and older) 220 yen
Available hours: check-in 8:30am - check-out 3pm the following day
Official website: https://www.bifukaonsen.com/areainfo/

Forest Park Adatara

At "Forest Park Adatara ", located at the foot of Fukushima Prefecture's famous Mt. "Adatara ", you can feel the great nature of Fukushima in a wide open campground. There is a wide range of facilities, from auto campsites in the forest to free sites on a small hill with wide-open skies. "Forest Park "offers a variety of experiences related to "Mori ". Both adults and children can learn about forests while having fun.
The forest is also right in front of the open-air baths in the attached hot springs. You can relax in the forest both at the campsite and at the hot springs.

Location:68 Nagakubo, Tamai, Otama-mura, Anda-gun, Fukushima
Facility fee: Adults 660 yen / Elementary/Junior high school students 330 yen
Camping fee (free site): 1,980 yen
Available hours: check-in 13:00 - check-out 11:00 the following day
Official website: http://www.fpadatara.com/

Idle campgrounds

"Hottarakashi Campsite "in Yamanashi Prefecture is famous for the view from the site. You can choose your favorite site from six different sites, so you can find the view that best suits your needs.
A 5-minute walk from the campground is "Hottarakashi Onsen ", where you can also enjoy a hot spring bath with a spectacular view of Mt. Fuji floating in a sea of clouds illuminated by the morning sun and the night view of the city below. Fuji. You can feel the power of Mt. Fuji up close at this campground.

Location: 1669-25, Yatsubo, Yamanashi City, Yamanashi Prefecture
Campsite fee (Compartment site): Adults 2,000 yen / Elementary school students 1,000 yen
Admission: Adults 800 yen / Children (elementary school age and under) 400 yen
Available hours: check-in 13:00 - check-out 11:00 the following day
Official website: https://hottarakashicamp.com/

Katsuura Tsurun Tsurun Onsen Auto Camp Ground

A 15-minute drive from the sea in Katsuura is "Katsuura Tsurun Tsurun Onsen Auto Camping Site ". It is a large grassy site area with plenty of space to spread out. It is open, so you can see beautiful stars at night.
The hot spring baths attached to the campground are small in size, but are loved by locals for their beauty and health benefits. Private baths are available upon reservation, so families with small children can enjoy it comfortably. It is also good to eat fresh fish bought at Katsuura Port at the campsite and feel the bounty of the sea. With easy access from central Tokyo, you can easily get in touch with nature.

Location: 1126-2 Matsuno, Katsuura City, Chiba Prefecture
Campsite fee: 5,000 yen
Admission: Adults 800 yen / Children 400 yen
Available hours: check-in 13:00 - check-out 11:00 the following day
Official website: http://katuuraonsen.com/camp/camp.html

Yoro Onsen Yusen-no-sato Campsite

At "Yoro Onsen Yusen no Sato Campground ", located at the foot of the Yoro Mountains in Gifu Prefecture, you can spend a relaxing time in a beautiful grassy site area. The site area is not large because it is located right next to the hot spring facilities, but the number of campers is limited to five per day, so it is comfortable.
"Yoro Onsen Yusen no Sato Campsite "offers unlimited access to hot springs. The hot spring facilities are only a 10-second walk from the campsite. The hot spring has a spacious indoor bath and an outdoor bath where you can enjoy a beautiful garden. In winter, the campground is so cold that snow sometimes piles up, but you can warm yourself in the unlimited hot spring baths.

Location: 1374-50 Oshigoe, Yoro-machi, Yoro County, Gifu Prefecture
Campsite fee: 3,000 yen
Facility fee: Adults 1,100 yen / Elementary school students 600 yen
Available hours: check-in 13:00 - check-out 11:00 the following day

Grampus inn Shirahama

Not far from Shirahama, famous for its beautiful sandy beach, is "Grampus inn Shirahama ". The vast grounds include not only a campground, but also a hotel, a lodge, and a pao, a traditional nomadic dwelling. The campground is well maintained, and there are not only toilets and cooking facilities, but also a coin-operated laundry. It is convenient to quickly wash your bathing suit after swimming.
There are three hot springs in the facility, all with outdoor baths. After a long day at the beach or camping, relax in the hot springs while watching the beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

Location: 2953-3, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture
Campsite fee: 3,000 yen
Admission: Adults 400 yen / Children 200 yen
Available hours: check-in 2:00 p.m. - check-out 12:00 p.m. the following day
Official website: http://www.grampus.biz/

Hiyoshi Forest Resort Mountain House

"Hiyoshi Forest Resort Yama no Ie "is easily accessible, about an hour's drive from downtown Kyoto, Japan. It is located in a quiet mountain setting, and at dusk you can hear the sounds of deer. You can relax and enjoy Kyoto's nature at free grass sites, deck sites, or deck sites in the forest.
You can enter the attached hot spring as much as you like for only the campground fee. Although it is a small indoor hot spring only, you can warm yourself slowly in the soft light. A stream flows by the cottages on the grounds, so you can spend a relaxing time while listening to the murmuring of the river.

Location: 16 Motoshita, Iobatazuno, Hiyoshi-cho, Nantan-shi, Kyoto
Camping fee (free site use): 3,300 yen
Available hours: check-in 13:00 - check-out 11:00 the following day
Official website: https://yamanoie.kyoto/

Gazebo Hill Park Kirara Cottage

"Mimizumi-no-oka Kirara Cottage "in Shimane Prefecture is a campground with a spectacular view of the Sea of Japan right under your nose. From the campsite on top of a small hill, you can watch a beautiful sunset, selected as one of the top 100 sunsets in Japan. When the sun goes down, you will be surrounded by a star-filled sky and enjoy the romantic experience of a bonfire while listening to the rippling waves.
With a roadside station and hot springs nearby, you can enjoy camping meals with local ingredients and relax in the hot springs. Warm up in the spacious and bright hot springs.

Location: 182-1, Kumura, Taki-machi, Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture
Campsite fee: 3,300 yen
Admission: Adults (high school students and above) 600yen / Elementary/junior high school students 400yen / 3 years old - before school 200yen
Available hours: check-in 3:00 p.m. - check-out 9:00 p.m.
Official website: https://www.kirara-cottage.jp/charges/index.html

Hokkein Onsen Sanso

"Located in Aso Kujyu National Park ", "Hokkein Onsen Sanso "is a hot spring that can only be reached on foot. There is a free campground called "Bogatsura "about 5 minutes walk from the mountain lodge. You can spend a relaxing time surrounded by mountains in a large marshland.
"Hokkein Onsen Sanso "is a small hot spring with one indoor bath, but you can enjoy a bath with free-flowing spring water. You will feel the blessings of the mountains with the scent of sulfur and the cloudy water the moment you open the door. Access is not easy, as it is an hour and a half walk from the nearest parking lot. However, the hot springs and camping in the embrace of the great nature of Kujyu will give you a sense of the extraordinary.

Location: Oaza Yushi, Kusumi-cho, Takeda-shi, Oita-ken
Bathing fee: 500 yen

Yunomae Onsen Yurakuri

Located near the clear stream "Kuma River "in Kumamoto Prefecture is "Yunomae Green Palace Campground ". "The campground is attached to Yuzen Onsen Yuraku-ri ", and camping can be enjoyed in the spacious grounds. Around the beautifully maintained lawn sites, cypress trees are planted, and the lush greenery is soothing.
The open-air bath in the attached hot spring offers a wide view of the sky. At night, you can enjoy a quiet night in the embrace of the stars. Refresh yourself in the magnificent nature of Kumamoto.

Location: Nonakada, Yumaemachi, Kuma-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture
Campsite fee: 2,200 yen
Admission: Adults (junior high school students and older) 450 yen / Children (3 years and older) 300 yen
Official website: https://www.y-yurari.co.jp/greenpalace/


We have introduced campsites with hot springs all over Japan. Winter camping may not sound like a fun experience, but you can warm up quickly if there are hot springs attached to the campground. Let's enjoy winter camping by warming up with a bonfire and a hot spring.

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