Forest Road – Ashibetsu Line

Ashibetsu Line

●Length: Around 5.5 km
●Road type: Gravel road (paved in some parts)
This forest road is surrounded in a rich planted forest of Japanese larch trees. Along the way, there is the Tsurui Village Sonmin-no-Mori (Villager’s Forest) that features a camping ground and several footpaths. It is a popular spot for campers who like to stroll around a forest in the early morning.

Forest Road – Ashibetsu Line
Notes Important notes:
Forest roads are typically narrow with poor visibility in certain spots.
There is also the potential danger of rockfall and landslides.
Please observe the following when using forest roads:
・Drive safely and at lower speeds. Wear a helmet when riding a bike or motorcycle.
・Slow down at blind turns and beware of oncoming traffic.
・Beware of rockfall, landslides, and shoulder drop-offs.
・Do not enter gates that are marked as no entry.
・Beware of wild animals.
・Do not pick or remove the wild plants in the area.
・Turn your headlights on even during the day.