Because Shosen valley is located near from Koshu Kaido Road the valley has been very popular tourist spot since Edo period. After Nagata Enuemon built the riverside in Edo period, people started visiting this valley. There is local Soba, called Mitake Soba. This Soba has a history from Edoperiod.
There are many waterfalls, unique rocks and lots of nature in this valley. Also, the most of Japanese birds habit here.
Because it has beautiful Autumn leaves, traffic will be bad on November.