Landscape of the lake was figured by eruption of Mt. Nantai. There
is 25km of the circumferences. Altitude of this lake is the highest
in the natural lakes in Japan. Fish did not live in the lake until
Meiji era, but it was discharged later. The Lake Chuzenji became
popular fishing area afterward. Fry and egg of rainbow trout and
Sockeye salmon are supplied to aquacultural farm, river and lake in Japan.
There are many historical building around the lake
such as Futarasan Chugushi Shrine, Chuzenji Temple, Camping site
and the second house of foreign embassy. Also, you can enjoy riding
Chuzenji motorboat, and hiking around the lake.
Kegon Waterfall (center) and Lake Chuzenji