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Jirisan National Park (Namwon) (지리산국립공원 (남원)

  • Jirisan National Park (Namwon) (지리산국립공원 (남원)
  • Jirisan National Park (Namwon) (지리산국립공원 (남원)

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Address
10, Waun-gil, Sannae-myeon, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 남원시 산내면 와운길 10 (산내면) 지리산국립공원북부사무소
Type
National & Provincial & County Parks
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-625-8911~2
Homepage
english.knps.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Located on Jirisan Mountain, the Jirisan National Park was Korea's first designated national park. The Jirisan mountain range extends across five cities in three provinces: Gurye-gun in Jeollanam-do; Namwon-si in Jeollabuk-do; Hadong-gun, Sancheong-gun and Hamyang-gun in Gyeongsangnam-do.

    Jirisan Mountain has over 10 peaks including Nogodan (1,507m), Banyabong (1,732m), Jeseokbong (1,806m) and Cheonwangbong (1,915m), several valleys including Baemsagol and Chilseon, and waterfalls including Guryong, Buril, Yongchu and Chilseon Falls. The park is also home to such cultural assets as Hwaeomsa, Ssanggyesa and Daewonsa Temples.

    Telephone
    +82-63-625-8911~2

    Natural Preservation Areas (closed to public)
    * Banyabong Peak ~ Jaenggiso 110,000㎡
    * Baemsagol Valley (Oryongdae~Makchawi path will remain open) 96,000㎡
    * Yeonhacheonjumok Habitat (Hiking paths will remain open) 15,000㎡

    Restricted Mountain Areas
    Seseok, Byeoksoryeong, Yeonhacheon Shelter (not allowed to use)

    Hiking Course
    * Guyrong Valley Course (구룡계곡코스) (2 hr / 3.1 km)
    Guryongsamgok (Guryong Visitor Information Center) (구룡삼곡(구룡탐방지원센터)) ~ Yuseondae (유선대) ~ Bipokdong (비폭동) ~ Guryong Falls (구룡폭포)
    * Jongju Course 종주코스 (14 hr 30 min / 25.5km)
    Nogodan (노고단) ~ Byeoksoryeong Shelter (벽소령대피소) ~ Seseok Shelter (세석대피소) ~ Jangteomok Shelter (장터목대피소) ~ Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉)
    * Samsinbong Peak Course (삼신봉코스) (5 hr / 8.3km)
    Cheonghakdong Visitor Information Center (청학동탐방지원센터) ~ Samsinbong Peak (삼신봉) ~ Sangbuljae Pass (상불재) ~ Samseonggung (삼성궁)
    * Baemsagol Valley Course (뱀사골계곡코스) (4 hr 20 min / 9.2km)
    Banseon (반선) ~ Baemsagol Visitor Information Center (뱀사골탐방안내소) ~ Yoryongdae (요룡대) ~ Byeongso (병소) ~ Ganjangso (간장소) ~ Baemsagol Visitor Information Center (뱀사골탐방지원센터) ~ Hwagaejae Pass (화개재)
    * Baraebong Course (바래봉코스) (6 hr 10 min / 12.8km)
    Jeongnyeongchi (정령치) ~ Segeolsan (세걸산) ~ Sedongchi (세동치) ~ Buunchi (부운치) ~ Pallangchi (팔랑치) ~ Baraebong Samgeori (three-way intersection) (바래봉삼거리) ~ Unbong (Yongsan-ri) (운봉아래(용산리))
    * Manbokdae Course (3 hr / 5.4km)
    Seongsamjae course entrance (성삼재 탐방로 입구) ~ Dangchigogae (당치고개) ~ Goribong Peak (고리봉) ~ Myobongchi (묘봉치) ~ Manbokdae Peak (만복대정상)
    * Hwaeom Valley Course (4 hr / 7km)
    Hwaeomsa Temple (화엄사) ~ Yeongiam Temple (연기암) ~ Jungjae Pass (중재) ~ Munenggi (무넹기)
    * Piagol Course (5 hr / 8.8km)
    Yeongok Visitor Information Center (연곡탐방지원센터) ~ Jikjeon Village (직전마을) ~ Pyogomakteo (표고막터) ~ Piagol Shelter (피아골 대피소) ~ Piagol Samgeori (three-way intersection) (피아골 삼거리)
    * Banyabong Course (반야봉코스) (3 hr 30 min / 5.5km)
    Nogodangogae (노고단고개) ~ Imgeollyeong (임걸령) ~ Norumok (노루목) ~ Banyabong Peak (반야봉)
    * Buril Fall Course (1 hr 30 min / 2.4km)
    Ssanggyesa Visitor Information Center (쌍계사탐방지원센터) ~ Buril Falls (불일폭포) ~ Ssanggyesa Visitor Information Center (쌍계사탐방지원센터)
    * Jungsanri (Jangteomok) Course (중산리(장터목)코스) (9 hr / 12.4km)
    Jungsanri Visitor Information Center (중산리탐방안내소) ~ Jangteomok Shelter (장터목대피소) ~Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉) ~ Rotary Shelter (로타리대피소) ~ Jungsanri (중산리)
    * Jungsanri (Kalbawi) Course (중산리(칼바위)코스) (8 hr / 10.8km)
    Jungsanri Visitor Information Center (중산리탐방안내소) ~ Kalbawi (칼바위) ~ Rotary Shelter (로타리대피소) ~ Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉) ~ Rotary Shelter (로타리대피소) ~ Jungsanri Visitor Information Center (중산리탐방안내소)
    * Baengmudong (백무동) ~ Jungsanri Course (중산리코스) (9 hr / 12.9km)
    Baengmudong Visitor Information Center (백무동탐방지원센터) ~ Jangteomok Shelter (장터목대피소) ~ Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉) ~ Rotary Shelter (로타리대피소) ~ Jungsanri Visitor Information Center (중산리탐방안내소)
    * Baengmudong Course (백무동코스) (1 hr / 15km)
    Baengmudong Visitor Information Center (백무동탐방지원세터) ~ Jangteomok Shelter (장터목대피소) ~ Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉) ~ Jangteomok Shelter (장터목대피소) ~ Baengmudong Visitor Information Center (백무동탐방지원센터)
    * Georim Course (거림코스) (11 hr / 16.5km)
    Georim Park Ranger Office (거림공원지킴터) ~ Seseok Shelter (세석대피소) ~ Jangteomok Shelter (장터목대피소) ~ Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉) ~ Rotary Shelter (로타리대피소) ~ Jungsanri Visitor Information Center (중산리 탐방안내소)
    * Yupyeong (Daewonsa) Course (유평(대원사)코스) (12 hr / 19.1km)
    Yupyeong Visitor Information Center (유평탐방지원센터) ~ Yupyeong Youth Training Center (Bambatgol) (유평청소년수련원(밤밭골)) ~ Chibatmok Shelter (치밭목대피소) ~ Cheonwangbong Peak (천왕봉) ~ Rotary Shelter (로타리대피소) ~ Jungsanri Visitor Information Center (중산리 탐방안내소)
    * Nogodan Course (노고단코스) (1 hr / 4.7km)
    Seongsamjae Parking Lot (성삼재주차장) ~ Munenggi (무넹기) ~ Nogodan Shelter (노고단대피소) ~ Nogodangogae (노고단고개)
    * Cheongeunsa (천은사) ~ Seongsamjae Course (성삼재 코스) (3 hr / 10km)
    Cheoneun Ticketing Booth (천은매표소) ~ Cheoneunsa Temple (천은사) ~ Siamjae Resting Area (시암재휴게소) ~ Seongsamjae Pass (성삼재)

    Mountain Not Access Period
    Seasonal Forest Fire Watches by Park
    January 21 - May 15 / November 5 - December 15

    * TBD by park directors based on fire weather advisories, snow/precipitation levels, and other local conditions.

    Areas Open to the Public
    [Jirisan Mountain +82-55-972-7771/2]
    Jangteomok (장터목) ~ Cheonwangbong (천왕봉)
    Kalbawi (칼바위) ~ Jangteomok (장터목)
    Jungsanri (중산리) ~ Cheonwangbong (천왕봉)
    Beopgyegyo (법계교) ~ Sunduryu (순두류) ~ Beopgyesa (법계사)
    Baengmudong (백무동) ~ Jangteomok (장터목)
    Baengmudong (백무동) ~ Ganaeso (가내소)
    Ssanggyesa (쌍계사) ~ Buril Falls (불일폭포)
    Uisin (의신) ~ Samjeong (삼정)
    Yupyeong (유평) ~ Samgeori (three-way intersection) (삼거리) ~ Chibatmok (치밭목)
    Saejae (새재) ~ Samgeori (three-way intersection) (삼거리)
    Daewongyo Bridge (대원교) ~ Sutgamateo (숯가마터)
    Jungsanri Nature Exploration Path (중산리자연관찰로)
    Chuseongdong (추성동) ~ Dujidong (두지동)
    Sinheung (신흥) ~ Uisin yetgil (의신옛길)

    [North part of Jirisan Mountain +82-63-625-8911]
    Banseon (반선) ~ Yoryongdae (요룡대)
    Jeongyeongchi (정령치) ~ Pallangchi (팔랑치) ~ Baraebong (바래봉) ~ Unbong (운봉)
    Guryongsamgok (구룡삼곡) ~ Guryong Falls (구룡폭포)
    Gogi-ri (고기리) ~ Goribong Peak (고리봉)
    Student Education Center (Haksaeng gyoyugwon; 학생교육원) ~ Sedongchi (세동치)
    Buun Village (부운마을) ~ Buunchi (부운치)
    Pallang Village (팔랑마을) ~ Pallangchi (팔랑치)
    Sandeokimdo (산덕임도) ~ Buunchi (부운치)
    Baraebong Samgeori (three-way intersection) (바래봉 삼거리) ~ Baraebong Peak (바래봉)
    Waungyo (와운교) ~ Yoryongdae (요룡대)
    Baemsagol Camping Site (뱀사골 야영장) ~ Waungil (와운길)
    Jeongyeongchi (정령치) ~ Jeongyeongchi wetland (정령치 습지)
    Yukmojeong (육모정) ~ Yaksuteo (약수터) ~ Yukmojeong (육모정)
    Guryongimdo (구룡임도) ~ Guryongchi (구룡치)

    [South part of Jirisan Mountain +82-61-780-7700]
    Hwaeomsa (화엄사) ~ Munenggi (무넹기)
    Seongsamjae (성삼재) ~ Nogodan Peak (노고단정상)
    Hwaeomsa (화엄사) ~ Yeongiam (연기암)
    Cheoneunsa Entrance (천은사입구) ~ Chanamubat (차나무밭)
    Cheoneunje Entrance (천은제입구) ~ Jebang (제방)
    Munenggibo (무넹기보) ~ Nogodangogae (노고단고개)
    Jikjeon Village (직전마을) ~ Piagol Shelter (피아골대피소)

    Parking Facilities
    Available (Guryong Parking Lot, Jeongnyeongchi Parking Lot, Dalgung Parking Lot, Hakcheon Parking Lot, Banseon Parking Lot)

    Parking Fees
    Small cars : 2,000 won for first 1 hour
    Mid-size cars: 4,000- 5,000 won
    Large cars: 6,000 won
    * Regular shuttle bus can park free of charge. (except for vehicles with monthly parking submission)

    Available Facilities
    Yeonhacheon Shelters, campsites

    Facility Utilization Fees
    [Camping site]
    Adults 1,600-2,000 won / Teens 1,200-1,500 won / Children 800-1,000 won
    * Separate parking fee applies (the fee is set price per day)
    * Separate fee for electricity use: per day, 3,000 won for low season and 4,000 won for peak season.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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