For 300 years before the end of the Edo period, Owari Domain, a feudal domain that has governed a part of Kiso, prohibited entry or logging in specified mountain forests. From the Meiji period to now, Kiso trees have been protected as national forests. Cutting down trees has been forbidden except for the use of government.
In Aburagibirin, the growth forest lying in the foot of Mount Ontake, 300-year-old evergreen trees consist of Japanese cypress, sawara cypress, Japanese Thuja, asunaro and Japanese umbrella pine grow.
This mystic and beautiful forest remaining from ancient period is also designated as a forest reserve for academic reference.
People enjoy the beautiful scenery of the forest from a walking path that extends to 8th station of Mount Ontake.
Wrapped in the refreshing aromas of the wood, take in the delights of nature through forest bathing and birding.
It has a drop of 15m with a large quantity of water. Sunlight shines on the fall beautifully.
The fall has a 30m-drop. It changes its face as seasons change. That makes it worth visiting the fall again and again.
Ontake Kougen Onsen - Komorebi no Yu uses water flowing directly from the hot spring source. Spring type is sodium and calcium bicarbonate s...