Lake Yamanaka is the biggest lake of Fuji Five Lakes (Fujigoko), and appointed Fujihakoneizu National Park. It is the closest lake from Mt. Fuji, so around this lake, you will have great view of Mt. Fuji anywhere. Because the lake is very shallow, in some winter entire lake will completely frozen up. So, in the winter, you can enjoy whole fishing and ice skating. In the summer, you can enjoy all kinds of marine sports, such as wake board, wind surfing, boat riding and fishing. In the summer, you can enjoy tennis, cycling.
Because all the nature are preserved, various kinds of birds, and other wild animal live in the forest.
There are many art galleries and museums. Because the village is very quiet, many artists and writer live here.
Approximately 4 million visitors visit Lake Yamanaka every year. Hotels, restaurants and spa are opened.