Kumobaike Pond is a scenic spot in Karuizawa that is within walking distance (about 20 minutes) from the main train station or the Kyu-Karuizawa district. It is located within the woods of Karuizawa and you can get there by passing through beautiful residential areas. The pond is famous for its beautiful reflection the surrounding trees. Especially in early summer their lush green is strikingly beautiful and creates a nice contrast with the blue sky. It is a peaceful spot, perfect for going for a walk or for taking pictures. There is a small cafe at the southern end of the pond if you want to take a rest.