There are nine distinct ski resorts in the Minakami Area. These include: Houdaigi, Minakami Kogen, Minakami Kogen Fujiwara, Oana, Tanigawadake Tenjindaira, Norn Minakami, Tanigawa Onsen White Valley, Kanosawa Ski Area, Akazawa Ski Area.
During the green season Minakami is a mecca for outdoor activities. Some of these include:
Whitewater rafting, Canyoning, Bungy Jumping, Mountainbiking, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Caving.