he park has boardwalk of approx 5.5km long, and from there alpine plants and view of Hakuba mountain range can be enjoyed throughout the seasons.
※Best months to view listed in brackets varies each year.
There are many more alpine plants to be seen in the park.
Please see "Nature Library" for more details on alpine plants found in the park.
Time required to go to the main marshlands and back
Walking on barrier-free boardwalk around the Mizubasho marshland is ideal for children of young age and for those who are not too keen to walking and climbing for longer hours.
There is no ups and downs.
In this short walking course, there are much alpine plants to see as well as view of Hakuba mountain range and the Japanese char swimming in the river.
It is recommended for people who would like to enjoy the highland breeze with short walk.
Just after Mizubasho marshland, there is big Cotton grass marshland.
On the way to Cotton grass marshland, the community of Paris japonica and Wind cave can be found.
In wind cave, snow often remain unmelted even in the summer.
Subalpine vegetation can be seen in this area, and on clear days it has slow pastoral atmosphere with nice view.
After walking hard, you will find Ukishima marshland with cute little floating island in the middle.
There you will see day lily and globeflower in the summer, and colored mountain ash leaves in the autumn.
Please take your time and enjoy every view around the park.
Going through all the marshlands and to the Tenbou marshland.
Tour includes stops at Ginmei water where you can enjoy cold natural water of Northern Alps, Mousen pond where sundew can be found, Yase mountain ridge where monotropastrum globosum and glaucidium palmatum can be seen, to fully enjoy the beauty of the park.
Tenbou marshland is located in the most remote part of the park, very close to big snowy valley of Mt. Hakuba, so close that mountain climbers can be spotted.