There are seven ponds between Mt.Hakkoda and Oirase Gorge, Tsuta-numa pond is the biggest one of the seven.
This pond is several minutes walk from the parking and is surrounded by virgin forest of beech.
You can see a superb view of the southern Hakkoda that is reflected on the surface of a pond.
This pond is also known as one of the best spot of autumn foliage in Japan and it is crowded with photographers in early morning of mid to late October .
Day tour to visit here
Lake Towada & Mt.Hakkoda sightseeing One day tour