Yokotone Lock Fureai Park


Yokotone Lock Fureai Park

The Yokotone Lock, built in 1921, is a brick double lock located at the confluence of the Tone River and the Yokotone River.

It is a national Important Cultural Property and it continues to operate to this day. It borders Chiba Prefecture and Ibaraki Prefecture and is surrounded by the Yokotone Lock Fureai Park on both sides.

Within the park, there is a western-style garden, a waterfront plaza, a picnic square, and a lawn.

It is a picturesque place with a sweeping view of the riverside region, and is a famous spot for cherry blossom viewing.


By train and bus

  • Take the Kantetsu Kanko Bus from JR Sawara Station, bound for Itako via Lake Yodaura, for 10 min and get off at the Kōmon (lock) bus stop.
    *There are only about six busses a day

By car

  • Approx. 15 min from Sawara-Katori IC on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway
  • Approx. 20 min from Taiei IC on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway

Contact Information

Katori City Urban Development Division

Phone: 0478-50-1232


商工観光課 観光班
〒287-8501 千葉県香取市佐原ロ2127番地 (市役所3階)