Shiga Kogen (highland) is in Nagano Prefecture and it is in Joshietsu National Park. The highland gets snowy in winter and mountains have lifts connecting ski areas that attract winter sports fans from home and abroad. There are accommodation facilities and Onsen (hot spring) available for tourists. In the summer, Shiga Kogen gets busy with hikers. Interested? Get your map, some comfortable shoes, and get ready for hiking in Shiga Kogen!