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Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)

  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)
  • Pocheon Sanjeonghosu Lake (포천 산정호수)

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Address
89, Sanjeonghosu-ro 411beon-gil, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 포천시 영북면 산정호수로411번길 89
Type
Parks
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-532-6135
Homepage
www.sjlake.co.kr (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Sanjeonghosu Lake is one of the main attractions in Pocheon and is situated down in the valley between Myeongseongsan Mountain, Mangbongsan Mountain, and Mangmubong Peak. Meaning “lake as clear as a mountain well,” Sanjeonghosu Lake was built as a reservoir to supply water to farmlands in 1925. Thanks to its surrounding attractions, the lake brings many visitors each year. Promenades along the lake are popular for couples as well as tourists who stay in the nearby hotels.

    Beautiful fog often rises from the lake in spring and fall, making boating at night quite picturesque. Hikers frequent Myeongseongsan Mountain in spring and fall. Visitors love skating on the lake in winter. The lake is also surrounded by an amusement park, swimming pools, sledding facilities, and spa amenities, attracting many family visitors. Local restaurants are renowned for their delicious, wholesome dishes made using freshwater snails and mushrooms. Other local favorites include maeuntang (spicy fish stew), dotorimuk (acorn jelly), sanchae baekban (Korean set menu with seasoned wild vegetables), and deodeok gui (grilled bonnet bellflower roots).

    Current Status
    Tourist Site (Designated March 31, 1977)

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Hiking Course
    [Myeongseongsan Mountain]
    Course 1: Sangdong Parking Lot > Biseon Falls > Deungryong Falls > Reed Field > Palgakjeong Pavilion > Mountain Top
    Course 2: Sangdong Parking Lot > Biseon Falls > Chaekbawi Rock > Palgakjeong Pavilion > Mountain Top
    Course 3: Jainsa Temple > Stone Stairs > Parting ways > Wooden Stairs > Palgakjeong Pavilion > Mountain Top
    Course 4: Sanangogae Hill > Valley > Branch Ridge (left side) > Mountain Top

    Areas Open to the Public
    Sanjeonghosu Lake Tourist Site
    Myeongseongsan Mountain trekking trails

    Night-time Hike Restriction Notice
    Admission is strictly prohibited from sunset until 2 hours before sunrise for visitors’ safety and natural environment protection.

    Duration
    Approx. 2 hr

    Operating Hours
    N/A (open all year round)

    Maximum Occupancy
    2,000 people

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Available Facilities
    * Sports Facilities – boatyard, sledding facilities, amusement park, skating rink
    * Amenities – picnic grounds
    * Special facilities- sculpture park

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Small vehicles: 2,000 won
    Mid-sized vehicles: 5,000 won
    Large vehicles: 10,000 won

    Korean Info. Service
    Guided Tour (cultural tourism interpreter) available.
    * Period: Jan-Dec (weekends and holidays)
    * Operating hours: 10:00-16:00
    * Inquiries: +82-31-538-2069

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Not available

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