Tokyo's Lake Okutama

The best of man and nature combined

By Steve Morton    - 1 min read

Set within a picturesque landscape characterized by endless mountain valleys, deep gorges and long winding rivers, lays the majestic Lake Okutama.

Although created artificially by damming the mighty Tama River, this lake boasts a wealth of natural wonders including several great hiking courses, various water sports and numerous leisure activities which can be enjoyed all year round.

With a storage capacity in excess of 185.4 million cubic meters this lake also serves an important function in providing over 20 percent of Tokyo's water supply making it the perfect place to visit for anyone feeling a little thirsty

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Yokohama based content creator, editor and researcher. Steven likes, eating, reading and traveling on a streamlined budget guaranteed to make any self-respecting local gulp. When not too busy with work assignments, Steven attempts to not get lost while following Japanese tourist maps.I can be followed on https://stevefmorton.wordpress.com/  or    https://www.instagram.com/stevensvisuals/Lets connect!