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Kushiro Shitsugen Marshland
Kushiro Shitsugen is a vast marshland that encompasses the Kushiro River and its tributaries, and it is said to be the largest marshland in Japan. It spreads over the 4 municipalities of Kushiro City, Kushiro Town, Shibecha Town, and Tsurui Village. It is home to many wild animals, such as the Japanese crane (red-crowned crane,) which is designated as a Special Natural Monument.
Kushirocho / Shibechacho / Tsurui Mura / Kushiro, Hokkaido
The "Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko" train, in operation during the tourist season, weaves its way through the marshland.
About 25 min. from JR "Kushiro Station" to "Kushiro Shitsugen Station."
About 40 min. from "Tancho Kushiro Airport" to JR "Kushiro Station."
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