Famous for stunning autumn leaves and surrounded by magnificent nature, this is the ’guest room’ adjoining Obihiro
This gorge is situated at the foot of the Hidaka mountain range (Mt. Tokachiporoshiri-dake), approximately 32 km south of Obihiro City, or one hour by car, and extends along the river. There is a bridge called Senkyo, which offers a spectacular view.Every year, the Iwanai Gorge Autumn Leaves Festival is held in the middle of October. One can enjoy newly harvested boiled potatoes and Genghis Khan mutton barbecue.Iwanai Nature Village offers various activities like watching wild flowers, trees, birds and stargazing to get closer to nature.