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    Kuragaike Park

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    • Kuragaike Park
    • Kuragaike Park
    • Kuragaike Park
    • Kuragaike Park
    • Kuragaike Park
    • Kuragaike Park

    This family-friendly park is equipped with tourist facilities centered on Kuragaike Pond. It is accessible from the adjoining Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Kuragaike Parking Area, making it very convenient. Making the most of the rich natural environment of Aichi-Kogen Quasi-National Park, the vast grounds have a variety of appealing facilities, including a zoo, botanical garden, guest ranch, a “play house” for children’s play activities, and a parking area viewing deck.

    Annual Events

    Free Transportation on Children’s Day (May 5)

    On Children’s Day, all transportation at Kuragaike Park is available free of charge. Visitors can ride the park shuttle bus, park train, and boats (no charge for up to 30 min.) for free. There may be a limit on the number of people.

    Play Park Experience Events (Irregularly Scheduled)

    In Toyota City, various events are held as part of the efforts to build and improve the play park (adventure playground) in Kuragaike Park. The motto of this play area for children is “free and self-directed play,” and seeks to enrich children’s experiences growing up.

    Basic Information

    Multipurpose toilet

    Souvenirs

    Parking

    Restrooms

    Address 〒471-0002
    714-5 Hozawa, Yanami-cho, Toyota City
    Fee Free (There is a fee for the boats and the park train that runs on the grounds.)
    Opening days / hours 9:00 to 17:00

    Zoo Hours:
    10:00 to 16:30

    Petting Zoo Hours:
    13:10 to 14:50
    Parking lot Inside Park
    Standard cars: 826 spaces
    Large vehicles: 20 spaces
    Handicapped parking: 22 spaces

    PA Rest Area Parking
    Standard cars: 48 spaces
    Large vehicles: 4 spaces

    *Large vehicles (buses and micro buses) can only use the parking area on weekdays (reservations required)
    Holidays December 29 to December 31
    Botanical Garden & Petting Zoo:
    Mondays
    Access by Public Transportation Toyota-shi Sta. (Meitetsu Toyota Line/Meitetsu Mikawa Line) - (Meitetsu Bus Yanami Line) - alight at Kuragaike Koen-mae bus stop 
    Access by car Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Inner Loop Kuragaike Parking Area (Highway Oasis) → Kuragaike Park
    Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Outer Loop Kuragaike Smart Interchange (ETC-equipped vehicles only) → Kuragaike Park
    Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Matsudaira or Kanpachi Interchange to surface streets → Kuragaike Park