This Michi-no-Eki, or a highway oasis, serves as a base for providing tourist and other local information visitors may wish to know. It also houses a local souvenir shop and a cafeteria catering to tourists. You can easily identify it by its green peaked roof.
Embracing the Nature Protection Center, the Nagano Olympics/Paralympics Memorial Hall and the Concert Hall, this multi-purpose facility is a source of tourist information. It also introduces native fauna and alpine flora that can be found in and around Shiga Heights, as well as the history of Shiga Heights development.