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Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)

  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
Address
Odaesan-ro, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 평창군 진부면 오대산로
Type
National & Provincial & County Parks
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-332-6417
Homepage
odae.knps.or.kr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Odaesan Mountain is located in the central and eastern part of Gangwon-do. The mountain was designated a national park in February 1975, including an area of 298.5 ㎢ centered on the highest peak, Birobong Peak (alt. 1,563 m). Other peaks include Horyeongbong, Sangwangbong, Dongdaesan, and Durobong.

    Odaesan Mountain has the largest natural forest of Korea, home to many wild animals and plants. The mountain is divided into five sections: Odaesan Section, Bangadari Bridge Section, Byeongnae-ri Section, Hwangbyeongsan Mountain Section, Hongcheon-myeon Section, and Sogeumgang River Section. It is also rich in soil and resources, with lush forests and gentle slopes.

    Closed
    Subject to abrupt closure due to adverse weather conditions

    Mountain Not Access Period
    Seasonal Forest Fire Watch by Park
    Spring: February 15 - May 15 / Fall: November 1 - December 15
    * TBD by park rangers based on weather advisories, snow/precipitation levels, and other local conditions. Visit the official website to check before visiting.

    Restricted Mountain Areas
    Refer to the official website

    Areas Open to the Public
    Sangwonsa Temple - Jeokmyeolbogung (2 km)
    Sangwonsa Temple - Jungdae (1.3 km)
    Sogeumgang River - Guryongpokpo Falls (2.5 km)
    Woljeongsa Hoesa Street - Dongpigol Valley - Sangwonsa Temple (8.1 km)

    Night-time Hike Restriction Notice
    To protect the environment and ensure the safety of hikers, hiking is prohibited at night (from sunset until two hours before sunrise).

    Natural Preservation Areas (closed to public)
    Woljeongsa Temple Entrance area (excluding hiking trails; 1,000 ㎡): Until 2026
    Jingogae Pass - Dongdaesan Mountain (excluding hiking trails; 30,000 ㎡): Until 2027
    Jilmoineup Marsh (12,341 ㎡): Until 2027
    Sohwangbyeongsanneup Marsh (2,300 ㎡): Until 2027
    Jogaedongneup Marsh (7,760 ㎡): Until 2028
    Eulsugol Upper section & Valley section: Until 2034
    Dongdaesan area: Until 2034

    Hiking Course
    [Durobong Peak Course (10 km / 4hr 40 min ~ 5 hr)]
    Duroryeong Pass - Durobong Peak - Dongdaesan Mountain - Jingogae Pass

    [Dongdaesan Mountain Course (4.4 km / 2 hr 10 min ~ 2 hr 30 min)]
    Jingogae Pass - Dongdaesan Mountain - Dongpigol Valley

    [Sangwangbong Peak Course (14 km / 5 hr 20 min ~ 6 hr)]
    Sangwonsa Temple - Birobong Peak - Sangwangbong Peak - Dudoryeong Pass

    [Sogeumgang River Course (13.3 km / 7 hr ~ 8 hr)]
    Jingogae Hill - Noinbong Peak - Sogeumgang River (Mureunggye)

    [Birobong Peak Course (7 km / 3 hr 10 min ~ 3 hr 30 min)]
    Sangwonsa Temple - Jeokmyeolbogung - Birobong Peak

    [Seonjae-gil Course (10 km / 3 hr 30 min)]
    Haetalgyo Bridge - Hoesa Street - Dongpigol Valley - Sangwonsa Temple

    [Gyebangsan Mountain Course 1 (8.9 km / 6 hr)]
    Unduryeong Pass - Observatory - Gyebangsan Summit - Jumok Habitat - Nodong Valley - Gyebangsan Mountain Auto Campground

    [Gyebangsan Mountain Course 2 (8.9 km / 6 hr)]
    Unduryeong Pass - Observatory - Gyebangsan Summit - Park Boundary - Gyebangsan Mountain Parking Lot

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    Admission fees apply to Woljeongsa Temple

    Available Facilities
    Campground, auto campground, visitor's center, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Light-weight car (under 1,000cc) 2,000 won
    Mid-sized car / Small-sized car 4,000 won (Peak season 5,000 won)
    Large-sized car 6,000 won (Peak season 7,500 won)

    * Based on one day / one parking slot
    * Jingogae Parking Lot has no parking fees as the parking lot is a subsidiary facility of the service station.

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