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Jirisan National Park (Namwon Ranger Station) (지리산국립공원 (남원사무소))

  • Jirisan National Park (Namwon Ranger Station) (지리산국립공원 (남원사무소))
  • Jirisan National Park (Namwon Ranger Station) (지리산국립공원 (남원사무소))

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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.

    Closed
    N/A (Open all year round)

    Natural Preservation Areas (closed to public)
    Jirisan National Park Special Preservation Areas (Closed until 2026)
    * Seseok Pyeonjeon
    * Jeseokbong Peak Gusang Tree Restoration Area
    * Samdobong Ssukbatjae - Chilbatmok
    * Nogodan Peak
    * Manbokdae Nature Preservation Zone
    * Seongsamjae Nogodan - Tonggokbong Peak
    * Yeonhacheonjumok Habitat

    (Hiking paths will remain open)

    Mountain Not Access Period
    Seasonal Forest Fire Watches by Park
    February 15 - April 30, 2016

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

    Areas Open to the Public
    [Jirisan National Park Northern Office]
    Banseon - Yoryongdae
    Jeongnyeongchi – Pallangchi – Baraebong Peak - Unbong Peak
    Guryongsamgok - Guryongpokpo Falls
    Gogiri – Goribong Peak
    Student Academy - Sedongchi
    Buunmaeul Village - Buunchi
    Palrangmaeul Village – Palrangchi
    Sandeogimdo - Buunchi
    Baraebong Peak Samgeori – Baraebong Peak
    Waungyo Bridge - Yoryongdae
    Baemsagol Campsite - Waungil
    Jeongryeongchi - Jeongryeongchi Wetlands
    Yukmojeong - Yaksuteo (Mineral spring) - Yukmojeong
    Weolpyeongmaeul Village - Baraebong Peak
    Guryongimdo – Guryongchi

    * More areas open in other regions of the park.

    Tour Course Information
    [Hiking course]
    * Banyabong Peak course (3 hours and 30 minutes / 5.5 km)
    Nogodangogae- Piageolsamgeori – Norumok - Banyabong Peak

    * Burilpokpo Falls Course (3 hours / 4.8km)
    Ssanggyesa Temple Visitor’s information center - Burilpokpo Falls - Ssanggyesa Temple Visitor’s information center

    * Jungsanri (Jangteomok) course (9 hours / 12.4 km)
    Jungsanri Visitor’s Information Center - Jangteomok Shelter - Cheonwangbong Peak - Rotary Shelter – Jungsanri

    * Jungsanri (Kalbawi Rock) course (4 hours / 5.4 km)
    Jungsanri Parkling Lot - Kalbawi Rock - Rotary Shelter – Cheonwangbong Peak

    * Baekmudong - Jungsanri course (9 hours / 12.9 km)
    Baekmudong Visitor’s Information Center - Sojibong Peak - Jangteomok Shelter - Cheonwangbong Peak - Rotary Shelter - Jungsanri Visitor’s Information Center

    *Baekmudong course (5 hour / 7.5km)
    Baekmudong Visitor’s Information Center - Sojibong Peak - Jangteomok Shelter – Cheonwangbong Peak

    * Georim course (11 hours and 30 minutes / 18.9km)
    Georim Park Office - Seseok Shelter - Cheonwangbong Peak - Rotary Shelter – Jungsanri

    * Yupyeong (Daewonsa Temple) course (12 hours and 30 minutes / 21.5km)
    Yupyeong Visitor’s Information Center - Yupyeong youth training center (Bambatgol) - Chibatmok Shelter – Cheonwangbong Peak Shelter - Jungsanri

    * Nogodan course (1 hour / 4.7 km)
    Seongsamjae Pass Parking Lot - Munenggi - Daepisogallimgil - Nogodan Shelter – Nogodan Pass

    * Cheoneunsa Temple - Seongsamjae Pass course (3 hours / 10km)
    Cheoneunsa Temple – Siamjae Pass - Seongsamjae Pass

    * Guryonggyegok Valley course (2 hours / 3.1 km)
    Guryong Visitor’s Information Center - Yuseondae – Bipokdong - Guryonggyegok Valley

    *Samsinbong Peak course (5 hours / 8.3 km)
    Cheonghakdong Visitor’s Information Center - Samsinbong Peak - Sangbuljae - Samseonggung Palace

    * Baemsagol Valley course (4 hours and 20 minutes / 9.2 km)
    Banseon - Yoryongdae – Ganjangso - Hwagaejae Pass

    * Jeongryeongchi – Baraebong Peak course (6 hours and 10 minutes / 12.8km)
    Jeongryeongchi – Buunchi - Below Unbong Peak (Yongsanri)

    * Manbokdae course (3 hours / 5.4km)
    Seongsamjae Pass - Dangchigogae Pass - Goribong Peak – Manbokdae Top

    * Hwaeomgyegok Valley course (4 hours / 7km)
    Hwaeomsa Temple – Yeongiam Hermitage – Munenggi

    * Piagol Valley course (5 hours / 8.8km)
    Yeongoksa Temple - Pyogomakteo - Samhongso - Piagol Valley Shelter – Piagol Valley Samgeori

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Small cars : 2,000 won for first 1 hour
    Mid-size cars: 4,000- 5,000 won
    Large cars: 6,000 won


    Available Facilities
    Shelters, campsites, auto camping sites, showers, vistor centers, etc.

    Facility Utilization Fees
    Campsites
    Peak season: Adults 2,000 won / Teens 1,500 won / Children 1,000 won
    Off season: Adults 1,600 won / Teens 1,200 won / Children 800 won

    * Peak season: April-May, July-August, October-November


    Restrooms
    Available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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