Sainokawara Park, Kusatsu-machi

4.2
#2 of 148 in Parks in Gunma Prefecture
Take in the geothermal features of Sainokawara Park, a valley boasting several hot springs and a large outdoor bath of naturally warmed water. Locals have long mythologized the mysterious, evocative landscape of the valley, as evidenced by the number of statues and monuments dotting the area. Hike between the main hot springs to see the water bubbling to the surface, breaking out to form warm streams, and flowing down into a cascading waterfall. Take a dip in the main pools, separated by gender and each able to fit 100 bathers. Put Sainokawara Park into our Kusatsu-machi journey planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The site is quite large. I think better places because the foot towels. So so hot not carefree. I can instead and you kind of soak foot in somewhere. Hot springs in the back.
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  • I went to the bath in the corner of the Park. But nothing not washing very peace-not location, very pleasant open-air bath. Everything from the parking lot unless there's a fine, don't need a little prepared. Went from the hot water field perhaps more comfortable.
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  • Spacious, beautiful park. It was especially bright green. The tourists can enjoy a free foot was waiting at the time.
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  • I liked the park. Many little hot water spot that you can enter, very well maintened and quite big. It was snowy when I went so some part were closed, but I still stayed 1hour and something
  • Huge open-air onzen with great water! I stayed more than one hour without realizing. It made my skin soft and smooth. But no shower, or other facilities, e.g. hair dryer, except the lockers and one toilet.
  • It's basically a riverbed with man-made pools for wading in the hot spring water. A good place for kids to play and a romantic spot after dark, especially on cold days when the steam from the hot water is reflecting white and purple lights to create an ethereal landscape. Entrance is free, there are public toilets and smoking areas available.
  • Amazing onsen park (albiet this is my first time in one) but my high expectations were met well. I would definetely go again day or night but it's a shame I'm only staying in kusatsu for only a day :(
  • If you stay here, come during the day and at night. Feels very different. Amazingly well maintained park .
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