Minami Alps National Park (Yamanashi, Nagano, Shizuoka)
Activities: mountain climbing, hiking
Minami Alps National Park is known for its steep and wide mountain range and is home to Japanfs second highest mountain, Kitadake (10,475ft/3,193m). The park boasts numerous mountains with over 10,000ft/3,000m peaks.
Sightings of some endemic species of Japan such as the Japanese Macaques and asiatic black bears are possible here. This park is a natural habitat for special natural monuments: the Japanese Serow and Grouse.