Located in the outer suburbs of Hakodate, Mt. Esan is an active volcano still belching gas. It rises to 618 meters above sea level. You can go up the mountain along the promenade from the parking lot to reach its peak in about one hour.
This phone number is for inquiries only. It is unrelated to the actual address.
(It cannot be inputted into a car navigation system.)
Access from Hakodate Station
- 2 hours by Hakodate Bus to the "Esan Tozanguchi" bus stop
1 hour on foot to Crater Floor (Kakougen) Parking Lot (Starting point for a hike up to the mountain peak)
*Please check with the bus center in front of Hakodate Station for details.
(It takes about 75 minutes by car)