Covering three areas Shiga Kogen, Yudanaka and Shibu Onsen Resorts, and Kita-Shiga Kogen, Yamanouchi Town is surrounded with a beautiful natural environment across all seasons.
Well known as SNOW MONKEY, wild Japanese macaque, easily you can see their bating in a hot spring.
Vast wilderness & Rich nature
Offering some of the worlds highest dry snow, SHIGA KOGEN definitely wins for quality of powder from 2,300 high.
In summer and Autumn,various trails allow to explore the park and admire amazing views which is certified as Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO – tourists can enjoy a diverse nature all the way.
Known as Snow Monkey
Established in 1964, Jigokudani Yaen-Koen allows visitors to observe the wild Japanese macaque in their natural habitat, as they bathe in the warm springs became popular as “SNOW MONKEY” by tourists.
With luck, you have a chance to see baby monkeys in Spring. The park has lots of funs to be had throughout year!
Make your style
Halfpipes, Slopestyle, powder zone… perfect area for freestyle lovers!
No matter what level of skier or snowboarder you are, KITA-SHIGA KOGEN creates a real JAPOW experience that will have you grinning ear to ear.
Get your taste of traditional Soba (buckwheat noodles) and coffee break at SORA Terrace surrounded the sea of clouds.
Help your journey
- Yamanouchi Town Tourst Association3352-1 Hirao, Yamanouchi town, Nagano Pref, JAPAN.
TEL +81 269 33 2138
- Yudanaka Station Tourism Information Center
TEL +81 269 33 1126