Observing area of the Japanese serow

Where can you observe the wild animals of the Japan Alps?

The Japanese serow is a special natural monument and used to be a rare species. Now they migrate freely, slightly higher above the villages in vicinity mountains of the Japan Alps, so you might be able to observe them.

Habitat of the Japanese serow

Areas where you can see the Japanese serow

Nagano Prefecture Nakabusa Onsen ~ Gassen-koya Mountain hut hut vicinity

Access to Nakafusa onsen

Nagano prefecture the Central Alps Shirabi-daira ~ Senjyo-jiki Senjyo-jiki vicinity

Access to Shirabi-daira

Shizuoka prefecture Umegashima onsen Onsen vicinity

Access to Umegashima onsen

※There is no guarantee that fauna can be observed