Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park is a nature-rich park adjacent to Lake Tsukui in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture, known as a cherry blossom viewing spot. The park has a hiking trail that attracts many visitors, especially during the cherry blossom season in spring and the fall foliage season.

Cherry blossom at Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park

Although Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park is only accessible by bus from the nearby Hashimoto Station, it can be reached by bicycle in about 30 minutes (about 7 km each way).
Therefore, it is recommended to stop by during a cycling tour.

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About Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park

Lake Tsukui, which is mentioned in the park’s name, is an artificial dammed lake created by the Shiroyama Dam, which dams up the waters of the Sagami River.

“Shiroyama” is the Japanese word for a mountain where a castle once stood, and Tsukui Castle once stood where Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park is located.
Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park is roughly divided into three areas.

Water Garden

Night view of Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park

The Water Garden is a grassy plaza with a fountain and an artificial waterfall.
This area overlooks Lake Tsukui and Shiroyama Mountain on the other side of the lake, providing an especially emotional view during the cherry blossom season.

On Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, Megu Gelato is open for authentic Italian gelato using local ingredients.

Flower Garden

Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park flower garden

Flower Garden has a Lake Tsukui Tourism Center, which sells local vegetables and specialty products.
And across the road from the Lake Tsukui Tourism Center, there is a entrance of the hiking course. At the the hiking course, there is an area where cherry trees are intensively planted, allowing visitors to enjoy the seasonal beauty of the area during the spring season.

Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park cherry blossom trail

Negoya Area

Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park Negoya Area

This area is a 20-minute walk along the hiking trail from the Flower Garden area.
In Negoya Area, there is a park office with park guidebooks and pamphlets, playground equipment, and an observation deck.
In this area, ruins of Tsukui Castle can be seen in various places.

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Kanagawa Prefecutral Tsukui Lake Shiroyama Park (神奈川県立 津久井湖城山公園)


162 Negoya, Midori Ward, Sagamihara City, Kanagawa 252-0153


Water Garden
Take the Kanagawa Central Bus from Hashimoto Station to Shiroyama Koko-mae bus stop. It is about 2-minute walk from the bus stop.

Flower Garden
Take the Kanagawa Central Bus from Hashimoto Station to Tsukuiko Kanko Center bus stop. It is next to the bus stop

Negoya Area
Take the Kanagawa Central Bus from Hashimoto Station to Tsukuiko Kanko Center bus stop. It is about 20-minute walk from the bus stop.


(JR) Hashimoto Station
Yokohama Line, Sagami Line

(Keio) Hashimoto Station
Keio Line

Tsukuiko Kanko Center (bus stop)
Kanagawa Central Bus

Shiroyama Koko-mae (bus stop)
Kanagawa Central Bus