Yunoko Lake


Yunoko lake (湯ノ湖) is a 3km round lake at a height of 1478m above sea level. The lake is a popular spot for trout fishing and its season runs from May 1st to September 30th.



Yumoto, Nikko, Tochigi 321-1662 (Directions)


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Looking for a place to cool down in the middle of the summer? Located at 1478m above sea level, lake Yunoko in Oku-Nikko is the perfect retreat.

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