Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Yamanouchi-machi

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Part of a larger national park, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park features a series of hot springs that attract a large number of Japanese macaques. Especially picturesque when covered in snow, this remote area allows you to observe monkeys as they bathe in the pools of warm water. Get close to the animals and take a few photos, but remember that it's forbidden to touch and feed the wildlife sheltered within park grounds. Use our Yamanouchi-machi online vacation builder to visit Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park on your trip to Yamanouchi-machi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We stayed in a hotel close to the start of the walk to Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park. This meant we could get up first thing and be the first ones to the park as soon as it opened! I think this is the.....  more »
  • Even though it was quite a long walk up to see the monkeys and the path was muddy my travelling companion and I enjoyed watching the monkeys move around freely with visitors respecting their space...  more »
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