Best Autumn Destinations In Hokkaido

Here're best Autumn Destinations in Hokkaido. We released a ranking of reviews about Autumn Destinations posted by travelers and locals who have actually been to Hokkaido.

Best Autumn Destinations In Hokkaido [1-10]


Hiraoka Jugei Center


A Street Lined With Red Autumn Leaves

I visited Hiraoka Jugei Center to see its garden, but I was moved with this wonderful scenery of a street lined with red leaves. It was raining on that day, I want to come again on sunny day.◎It's located a little far from the nearest station, it's better for you to come by car.


Futami Tsuribashi Bridge


Futami Bridge, A Popular Spot Of Autumn Colors In Hokkaido

Walking along the path from Jozankei Onsen town to Futami Tsuribashi, you can see this autumn colored leaves shinning gold here. It's a popular places to appreciate the fall foliage in Hokkaido.


Taiyo-no-Oka Engaru Park


As Many As 10 Million Flowers! The largest Cosmos Field In Japan

Taiyo-no Oka Engaru Park has the largest cosmos flower field in Japan! As many as 10 million cosmos in pink and yellow are proudly blooming in the huge field. Though it rained so much when I visited here, the wet cosmos sparkled in the sunlight much more.◎Parking area is available. It's a little far from Engaru Station, but you can walk to the park from the station.


Lake Toyoni, A Heart-shaped Lake


Helicopter Cruise Above The Heart-shaped Lake

Toyoni-ko is famous as a heart-shaped lake in Hokkaido. You need to fly in the sky to see its mysterious whole view that has been appeared in a famous TV commercial of 'Shiroi Koibito'. Every year, you can enjoy helicopter cruise to see the heart lake! With the gorgeous scenery of mountains and the sea.◎Helicopter cruise is only autumn! The meeting place is not Lake Toyoni, but 'Mori to Mizu'umi no Sato Fureai-kan (the old Meguro Elementary School site). Please check the latest information. You can go there by bus from JR Samani Station.


Mikuni Touge Pass


Yellow Leaves In The Livery Of Autumn Seen From The High Mountain Pass

Mikuni Touge Pass is the highest national road in Hokkaido. There's a great view of Matsumi Bridge and nature. We can meet the yellow leaves in autumn and lively green in summer. Beside the observatory, Mikuni Touge cafe's sausage curry is also delicious.


Fukuhara Sanso Lodge


Ruby Red Momiji Leaves Spreading To The Garden

Fukuhara Sanso Lodge's garden is opened to public only during autumn. There're as many as 1000 trees of ruby-red momiji (Japanese maple tree) that are rarely seen in Hokkaido. After the leaves fall, the whole ground becomes like a red carpet. What's more, there're waterfalls and pond in the garden, you can enjoy walking around.◎Autumn leaves are in its best during the first week of October.


Ubaranai Coral Glasswort Heavy Growth


Coral In Land! Autumn Colored Common Glasswort At The Seashore

The heavy growth of common glasswort at Ubaranai is really wonderful! If you look carefully, they look like coral in the sea. They usually become the best to see in September, whey don't you enjoy autumn colors a little different from fall foliage by any means?◎Parking area is available. Every year, Notori Lake Sango-gusa Festival is held every year, so please enjoy the festival if your timing is right. The common glasswort was once in danger of vanishing, but they declared its revival in 2015. This picture was taken in 2015.


Onuma Lake


One Of the New Three Greatest Views In Japan, Onuma Lake In Autumn Morning

Onuma Lake is one of the New Three Greatest Views in Japan, whose scenery of Mt. Komaga-dake located over the small islands is beautiful. On the sunny and cold corning, the fog rises from the lake, and you can see the very fantastic scenery!◎You can access easily on foot from JR Onuma Koen Station to the pleasure boat, walking path, shops and hotel. Parking area is available.


Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf MOO


One Of The Three Best Sunsets In The World, Bring You A Peaceful State Of Mind

The sunset of Kushiro is admired as one of the best three sunsets in the world. Gazing the sky colored in red perfectly, we may forget the time gliding away.


Mt. Asahidake


The Earliest Fall Foliage In Japan! Dynamic Mt. Asahidake Dyed In Autumn Color

Taisetsuzan Mountain Range is famous for the earliest fall foliage in Japan. You can see that autumn mountain scenery easily by rope way. Around Sugatami-no Ike Pond many tourists visit is beautiful, and I found the wonderful fall foliage stretch below when I went a little way further to Susoai-daira Plateau!◎The ropeway had stopped service for a while because of the earthquake in 2018, but it reopened. The parking area is available around the rope way station at the foot of the mountain. The shuttle bus 'Ideyu-go' leaving Asahikawa Station via Asahikawa Airport is also convenient. You should bring telephoto lens to take pictures.