|Top of Mt. Tarumae||Lodge|
| Mt. Tarumae is a 1,041-meter active volcano belonging to the Nasu Volcanic ZoneCwith a lava dome on its top which has been designated as Hokkaido's natural monument.
It is popular among citizens as the "mountain of their hometown". More than 50,000 hikers, including school children and citizen mountain climbing club members, crowd to the mountain annually.
With Lake Shikotsuko below, the Pacific and the Hidaka Mountain Range in the distance,the top of the mountain offers a panoramic view of the magnificent nature of Hokkaido.