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Reviewed March 18, 2019

This is the lake that feeds one of the famous waterfalls in Nikko. It is nicely nestled between the mountains. There is a hiking trail all around it. Wonderful>

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DSelase
Reviewed March 2, 2019

The lake was partially frozen when we went in early March. Most of the places were closed up at the late and it was hard to find a place open for a coffee. Most of the paths were frozen and slippy. It is obviously better...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed December 8, 2018

This is a beautiful stop while driving through this area's magnificent scenery. There is a lakeside track which allows beautiful views of the lake through lovely forest. We visited in autumn and although the real colour had not travelled as far south as Nikko yet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Yunoko Lake is near to Yudaki Waterfall. From this small lake, you can stroll along the lakeside pathway to other spots in the region. The lake has quiet environment and not much to be seen here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed September 30, 2018

we did not intend to stop here but drove past Yudaki waterfalls at first but then enjoyed this lake tremendously. the reflection at sundown was incredible.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mish_H50
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We started our hike here. Lake has an always sulfur smell from hot springs. The fish, likely carp, hang by the shoe line sunning themselves. Very pretty setting. More like a large pond then a lake. People were renting small boats and fishing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CJLNYC1962
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice little lake feeding into the Yudaki Falls. Many fly fisherman come here and there are boats to rent to go have some fun. Easy to hike...about a hour in a relaxing pace.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Rode around lake early in am. Just my Harley and fishermen. Many beautiful photo spots and views to take in

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MJonesPE
Reviewed April 30, 2018

It takes a lot of effort to go there, not a simple walk. The place is remote, you should drive on the left-side traffic or go by bus you have to find out from where and when. Not worth the fuss. Just a nice lake.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank F2172OXannap
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Take the bus to Yumoto. You can walk around this charming lake to the Yudaki falls. It’s easy with kids!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Zebulon_B747
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