Pirika Dam was constructed in the upper reaches of the Shiribeshi-Toshibetsu Shiribeshitoshibetsu River known for its clear stream and was completed in 1991. Pirika is said to mean “good,” “beautiful” or “fine” in the Ainu language. In the area around the dam, there are Pirika, Imakane, Tanekawa and other hot spring baths and camping and rafting can be enjoyed.
Shiribeshi-Toshibetsu River of the Shiribeshi-Toshibetsu river system
Flood control, maintenance of normal water flow function, provision of irrigation water, hydropower generation
Map code: 762 789 243*54