Lake Kussharo: One of Japan’s Largest Caldera Lakes – HOKKAIDO LOVE!

Lake Kussharo is one of the largest caldera lakes in Japan, with a circumference of 57 kilometers and a maximum depth of 125 meters. Located in the beautiful Akan National Park, this lake is surrounded by the magnificent Mount Mashu and Mount Shari so visitors looking to do some hiking will not be disappointed. This ancient volcanic area is also home to many incredible hot springs, so be sure to stop by one for a dip and some well-deserved relaxation. Some of the outdoor hot springs, located along the picturesque shores of the lake, are even free to use! In summer, do not miss the plethora of aquatic leisure activities, like canoeing, fishing, and yachting, to make the most of the stunning scenery.