• Utsukushigahara Kogen【Utsukushigahara Highland】

  • 2017/09/01

  • At an altitude of 2034 meters, the highland is a part of Nagano Prefecture’s largest national park. The highest peak, Ougatou is a flat plateau called Ustukushigahara Highland. In additona to Utsukushigahara Ranch and Sanjo Ranch located at the peak, there are many trekking routes for visitors to enjoy. Utsukushi Tower is a famous symbol of the area, located in the pasture that serves as a warning and evacuation tower to help trekkers find their way in the event of dense fog.

    The largest literary monument is also located in Utsukushigahara.


    The Venus Line is closed for winter from November to April.