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Tourist Information in Daisetsu Kōgen Onsen

Brown Bear Information Centre

A must-visit before heading out on the Kōgen-numa Meguri Hike, with info on bears and recent sightings, latest trail conditions and closures, advice and hiking maps in English. Note: there's no phone number. Hikers …
Tourist Information in Sōunkyō Onsen

Sōunkyō Visitor Centre

Near the bottom of the Sōunkyō ropeway, this is an excellent visitor centre with displays, photos and maps (some in English). Run your hiking plans by the helpful staff.
Tourist Information in Asahidake Onsen

Asahidake Visitors Centre

There are excellent maps here that the staff will mark with daily track conditions. If you're heading out on a long hike, inform them of your intentions.