Akanko is a lake in Hokkaido.
The entire surface of this lake will be frozen in the winter. You can enjoy fishing, skating and snow mobile here.There are various way to enjoy Akanko in the winter, but you can enjoy in the other seasons.The excursion boat is available with the exception of the winter season. This lake is surrounded by dense forest, and the green (and red, yellow in the autumn) leaves are beautifully reflected in the lake.
Marimo, round green alga is a well-known product of Akanko. It makes beautiful spherule, so it designed Special Natural Monument. Marimo is produced only in Akanko and few lakes in Japan.
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