The Ashigara Area, located north of Odawara and Hakone, is home to diverse nature, as well as urban development. Nature lovers can go on hikes near Mt. Ashigara with views of Mt. Fuji, enjoy barbequing at the 23-hectare forest park Maruta-no-Mori, or admire traditional architecture against ancient cedar trees at Daiyuzan Saijo-ji Temple. With its various outdoor destinations, the Ashigara Area serves as a perfect place to unwind comfortably in nature.