National Park Dos and Don'ts

Most of Mt. Fuji from the summit to the foothills is designated as Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. In particular, the area above the Yoshida-Fujinomiya Trail 5th Station and Subashiri-Gotemba Trail 6th station is designated as a special protection area, and nature is strictly protected. The following acts by climbers are legally prohibited in the designated area. Violations will result in penalties under the law. In addition, there are equivalent regulations outside the special protection area. Please observe these rules.

Collecting or removing lava rock or stones
Open fire
Releasing animals
Picking plants /
Sowing seeds or planting seedlings
Hunting animals

No removal of lava and stones

  • Taking, movement of lava and stones is not allowed.

No camping and lighting fires

  • There is no camping site on Mt. Fuji. Please stay at a mountain lodge.
  • Campfires are not permitted.
  • Burners and stoves can cause a fire. Avoid the vicinity of mountain lodges and crowds when you use them.

No unleashed animals

  • Releasing pets is not allowed.
  • Please do not bring pets into the mountain lodge or climb with pets.
  • Mount Fuji trails are covered with volcanic gravel. Climbing with your pet can damage your pet's paws.

No hunting animals and picking plants

  • Picking wildflowers and fruits and insect-collecting are not permitted
  • Deviating from trails can affect the precious ecosystem.Do not walk anywhere other than on the designated trails.

No graffiti

  • Do not write graffiti or paint on the buildings, rocks, and stones.