Shiraito Falls

Eastern Nagano Area 白糸の滝


Shiraito Falls are a graceful expanse of waterfalls located north of Karuizawa. The falls are only 3 meters tall, but they are spread out over a 70 meter wide arch. Ground water spills out of the top of the arch in hundreds of little white strings from which the waterfall gets its name. The beautiful falls are a refreshingly cool setting, especially pleasurable in the summer. The area also has an abundance of wild vegetables in the spring, and the crimson colors of the maple trees are a beautiful sight in the fall.


Karuizawa Tourism Hall
Tel: 0267-42-5538 / Fax: 0267-42-8750

Location / Access

Nagakura, Karuizawa Town

By Train:
20 min Karuizawa-Kusatsu line bus from Karuizawa Station (Hokuriku Shinkansen) -> a 5 min. walk
By Car:
22 km / 50 min from Usui-Karuizawa IC

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