The Zao Onsen Ski Resort in Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture, is famous for Zao’s Juhyo(Frost-covered trees) and skiing, but you can see the beautiful autumn leaves in autumn.
The autumn leaves that begin to gradually color from the summit of Yamagata Zao Jizozan draw beautiful gradations in yellow, orange, and red. From the Zao Ropeway, you can also look down on the beautiful scenery spreading below.
Autumn leaves at Zao Onsen Ski Resort in Yamagata Prefecture Japan
It’s very close to Yamagata Zao Onsen, which is one of Oshu santakayu famous hot springs, so it’s recommended to visit it during your fall sightseeing or hot spring trip, which also serves as accommodation.
Location: Zao Onsen Ski Resort in Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
Date:Late October 2012