The Wonders of Nature

Walking trails bring the natural world just steps away, offering opportunities to see local plants and animals up close. In the foothills of Mt. Madarao, Madarao Kogen offers 20 serviced trails, spanning a total of 50 kilometers. Whether you’re looking for an easy walk or a day of hard hiking, there is a trail for everyone!

Also, the Shin-etsu Trail provides a walking path through mountains. Spanning 80 kilometers, this trail is one of the only “long trails” in Japan. With Yama-no-ie (Madarao Kogen) or Mori-no-ie (Nabekura Kogen) as your home base, enjoy walking trips through the lush natural world.