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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)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
  • Odaesan National Park (오대산국립공원)
Odaesan-ro, Jinbu-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 평창군 진부면 오대산로
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  • Information
    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 (1,563m). Other peaks include Horyeongbong, Sangwangbong, Dongdaesan, and Durobong.

    Odaesan has the largest natural forest of Korea, home to many wild animals and plants. The area of Birobong Peak is famous for its Nuncheunkbaek and Yew tree forests. The royal azelea and Geumgang Chorong from Durobong Peak to Sangwangbong Peak are famous and there are animals such as boars, musk deer, turtledoves and colorful woodpeckers living here.

    * 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. Please visit the official website to check before visiting.

    Restricted Mountain Areas
    Jeokmyeolbogung (적멸보궁) - Duroryeong Pass (두로령) (* Includes Birobong & Sangwangbong Peaks) 5.7km
    Dongdaesan (동대산) - Duroryeong Pass (두로령) (* Includes Durobong Peak) 8.3km
    Guryong Falls (구룡폭포) - Dongpigol (동피골) (* Includes Noinbong & Dongdaesan Peaks) 15.2km
    Sangwonsa Temple (상원사) - Naemyeon Myeonggye-ri (내면 명계리) 16.5km
    Bukdaesa Temple (북대사) - Sangwangbong Junction (상왕봉 삼거리) 1.1km
    Unduryeong Pass (운두령) - Gyebangsan (계방산) - Nodong Valley (노동계곡) 6.5km
    Gyebangsan (계방산) - Junction (삼거리) 1.0km

    Areas Open to the Public
    Sangwonsa Temple (상원사) - Jeokmyeolbogung (적멸보궁) 2km
    Sangwonsa Temple (상원사) - Jungdae (중대) 1.3km
    Sogeumgang River (소금강) - Guryong Falls (구룡폭포) 2.5km
    Woljeongsa hoesageori (월정사회사거리) - Dongpigol (동피골) - Sangwonsa Temple (상원사) 8.1km

    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 Entrance area (excluding hiking trails; 1,000㎡): Until 2026
    Jingogae - Dongdaesan (excluding hiking trails; 30,000㎡): Until 2027
    Jilmoineup Marsh (12,341㎡): Until 2027
    Sohwangbyeongsanneup Marsh (2,300㎡): Until 2027
    Jogaedongneup Marsh (7,76㎡): Until 2028
    Eulsugol Upper section & Valley section: Until 2034
    Dongdaesan area: Until 2034

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

    [Dongdaesan Mountain Course (4.4km / 2hr 10min ~ 2hr 30min)]
    Jingogae (진고개) - Dongdaesan Mountain (동대산) - Dongpigol (동피골)

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

    [Sogeumgang River Course (13.3km / 7hr ~ 8hr)]
    Jingogae (진고개) - Noinbong Peak (노인봉) - Sogeumgang (Mureunggye) (소금강 (무릉계))

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

    [Seonjae-gil Course (10km / 3hr 30min)]
    Haetalgyo Bridge (해탈교) - Hoesageori (회사거리) - Dongpigol (동피골) - Sangwonsa Temple (상원사)

    [Gyebangsan Mountain Course 1 (8.9km / 6hr)]
    Unduryeong Pass (운두령) - Observatory (전망대) - Gyebangsan Summit (계방산 정상) - Jumok Habitat (주목군락지) - Nodong Valley (노동계곡) - Gyebangsan Mountain Auto Campground (계방산오토캠핑장)

    [Gyebangsan Mountain Course 2 (8.9km / 6hr)]
    Unduryeong Pass (운두령) - Observatory (전망대) - Gyebangsan Summit (계방산 정상) - Park Boundary (공원경계) - Gyebangsan Mountain Parking Lot (계방산 주차장)

    Parking Facilities

    Admission Fees
    Admission fees apply to Woljeongsa Temple

    Available Facilities
    Campground, auto campground, visitor's center


    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.

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Not permitted

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