Lake Inawashiro in winter

Shida Hama Beach on Lake Inawashiro

Nearby tourist attractions include the Urabandai area’s lakes and marshes, Noguchi Memorial Museum, Aizu Folk Museum, Kamegajo Park, Tenkyokaku, the monument of Sanchu-hi, Hanitsu Shrine, and Kobiragata-Tenmangu Shrine.

The Shida Beach (Shida-hama) is on the east shore of Lake Inawashiro along Route 49. Restaurants, souvenir shops and inns stand on a sandy beach. Enjoy swimming, boating, power-boating, yachting, or pleasure boat riding.

Lake Inawashiro Shidahama
Lake Inawashiro Shidahama

There are campgrounds nearby. Swans and ducks are seen in winter. At the southern end of Shidahama Beach, there is an intake of Asaka Channel. “Shibuki-gori” natural ice sculptures can be seen from the Tenjin Beach (Tenjin-hama) parking lot to the right (towards Shidahama) for about 1 km along the lakeshore.

Swans flying to Mt. Bandai and Lake Inawashiro
Swans flying to Mt. Bandai and Lake Inawashiro

Bandai towering pine forest behind the gentle shoreline of the most beautiful view from here. Summer is crowded with swimming and camping especially.

Essential Info:

  • Municipality: Inawashiro Town
  • Parking: Available (¥1,000)
  • Contents of the facilities: Auto-camping site, Rental boat, Water supply, Toilet, Souvenir shop, Firewood, Restaurant, Bath, Motorboat, Pleasure boat
  • The number of accommodations: 1,000 people capacity.
  • Admission fee: Rental tent ¥2,000 for one set, Auto-camping site ¥1,000 for a block (Pl call for current price).
  • Location: 128-184, Minamihama, Tsuboyo, Inawashiro Town (Inawashiro-machi), Yama District (Yama-gun), Fukushima Prefecture (Fukushima-ken) 969-2274 Japan [Geo Coordinate: 37.498871,140.146345]
  • Utilizable season: July 1st to August 30th
  • Access: 20-minute walk from JR Banetsu West Line Sekito Station. Banetsu Expressway Inawashiro-Bandaikougen IC.
  • Reference: Shida Beach (Shida-hama) Camping Ground TEL: (0242)66-2242,0242-66-2711 Website:



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