Uenotaira Kogen

A forest of natural huge beech trees

At an average elevation of 1,650 meters, a forest of natural beech trees is nestled on the hillside of Mt. Kenashi, and can be reached by a 30 minute drive from Nozawa Onsen village. There are six courses available for tourists, with favourites including the ‘Flower Garden Couse’ and ‘Shirakaba Course’.

Flower Garden Couse: A gentle walking course for those wishing to experience alpine plants.

Approx. 30 minutes

Shirakaba Course: A solitary course interspersed with natural white birch and beech forests.

Approx. 40 minutes