Shiga Kogen Heights(Lake Onumaike and Shijuhachiike Marshland)

Northern Nagano Area 志賀高原(大沼池・四十八池)


Ranging in elevation from 1500 to 2300 meters, Shiga Kogen Heights offer a variety of hiking and trekking possibilities from simple nature walks to technical mountain climbing. The area is dotted with lakes and ponds. Especially worth seeing are Shijuhachiike Marshland for its rich aquatic plant life and Lake Onumaike for its brilliant emerald green color. Several ropeways and cable cars operate in the summer, providing access to Mt. Ryuosan and other breathtaking peaks. In winter, these same lifts carry throngs of skiers as Shiga Kogen transforms into a world-class ski area.


Shiga Kogen Guide Association
Tel: 0269-34-2133 / Fax: 0269-34-2480


June to Early November


Trekking guide fee for adults : 3,200 yen

Children : 2,200 yen

Location / Access

Shiga Kogen, Yamanouchi Town

By Train:
50 min Shigakogen line bus from Yudanaka Station (Nagano Dentetsu Nagano Line) -> a 25 min. walk
85 min Shigakogen line bus from Nagano Station (Hokuriku Shinkansen) -> a 25 min. walk
By Car:
25 km / 30 min from Shinshu-Nakano IC

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