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Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)

  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)
  • Baekdam Valley (백담계곡)

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Address
Yongdae 2-ri, Buk-myeon, Inje-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 인제군 북면 용대2리
Type
Waterfalls/ Valleys/ Mineral Springs
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-462-2554
Homepage
www.knps.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Baekdam Valley is the representative valley of the Naeseorak area, and the river is a typical S-shaped stream formed by the winding geography from the Naegapyeong Village to the front of Baekdam Villa. The valley is named Baekdam after the claim that there are 100 ('baek' in Korean) naturally formed puddles in the valley. The stream that runs into Baekdam Valley comes from Suryeomdong Valley, which in turn is formed by the joining of Gayadong Valley and the Baewundong Valley. Baekdam Valley is surrounded by many clean valleys, where natural monuments such as Manchurian Trout and Korean Salmon live, and also by various Buddhist temples such as Yeongsiamsa, Oseamsa, and Bongjeongamsa.

    Mountain Not Access Period
    Seasonal Forest Fire Watch by Park
    Spring: February 15 - May 15 / Fall: November 1 - December 15

    * Subject to changes by park directors based on fire advisories, snow/precipitation levels, and other local conditions.

    Areas Open to the Public
    Seorak-dong (설악동) - Ulsanbawi Rock (울산바위) Osaek Mineral Spring (오색약수터) - Yongso Falls (용소폭포) Sogongwon (소공원) - Biryong Falls (비룡폭포) ~ Towangpok Observatory (토왕폭전망대)
    Gamasot Entrance (가마솥입구) ~ Entrance to Korea Botanical Garden (자생식물원입구)

    * Subject to changes depending on weather conditions. Please check before visiting.

    Restricted Mountain Areas
    Madeungryeong (마등령) - Hangyeryeong (한계령)
    Namgyo-ri (남교리) - Daeseungryeong (대승령) - Hangyeryeong Gallim-gil (한계령갈림길)
    Biseondae (비선대) - Yeongsiam Hermitage (영시암)
    Baekdamsa Temple (백담사) - Daecheongbong Peak (대청봉)
    Oseam Hermitage (오세암) - Bongjeongam Hermitage (봉정암)
    Osaek (오색) - Daecheongbong Peak (대청봉)
    Osaek Mineral Spring (오색약수터) - Manggyeongdae (망경대)
    Hwangjang Falls (황장폭포) - Jangsudae (장수대)
    Sogongwon (소공원) - Gwongeumseong Fortress (권금성)
    Yeosim Falls (여심폭포) - Yongso Falls (용소폭포)
    Jujeongol Entrance (주전골입구) - Osaek Heundeulbawi Rock (오색흔들바위)
    Gombaegol Entrance (곰배골입구) - Gombaeryeong (곰배령) - Gangseon-ri (강선리)
    Danmongnyeong (단목령) - Jeombongsan (점봉산) - Gombaeryeong (곰배령)
    Gombaeryeong (곰배령) - Jindong-ri Hasan-gil (진동리 하산길)
    Osaek 1-gyo Bridge (오색1교) - Gwangteo (관터)

    * Subject to changes depending on parks. Refer to the official website before visiting.

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Restrooms
    Available

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