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- 01.07.2017 ~ 01.29.2017
- Hwacheon-eup, Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do
강원 화천군 화천읍
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-1688-3005
- Sponsors / Management
- Hwacheon-gun /
- Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival will takes place at Hwacheon county in Gangwon-do with plenty of snow and ice perfect for winter getaways. Since 2003, the festival has been visited by a million people, making this festival more joyful. Varied festival programs include ice-fishing, ice sleigh, bobsled, and other things to see and participate in.
For ice-fishing for Mountain Trout, 12,000 ice holes are cut in the 2m-deep ice over the river. The ice is so transparent the Mountain Trout can be seen below the ice. During the festival, 1~2 tons of fresh Mountain Trout are placed in the stream every day so that participants can easily try to catch them. This makes it easy for even fishing beginners like children and ladies to also join in on the fun of the festival.
[Reference for facility safe use]
- Safety devices prepared
- Medical Center in operation
- 119 Safety Center is located nearby.
- [Trout Experience]
- Trout ice fishing, lure fishing, bare-hand fishing
- Fishing zone for foreigners
- Fishing zone for Infants and children
[ Snow / Ice Experience]
- Snow sledding, Ice sledding, creative sleigh
- Elgomi Castle, Elgomi Bike
- Ice soccer, Bobsleigh
- Fun rides, etc.
- Open Courtyard
- Creative Sleigh Contest
- Winter Village
- Trout Bokbulbok Events
- Festivals including 'Angels of the day' &'The day of military bases'
[Town / Other extra events]
- Seondeung Street, Seondeung Street Performances
- Indoor Ice Sculpture Square
- West Volcanoe's Ice Wall Photo Zone
- Trout Craft Studio
- Coffee Museum
- Hwacheon Ecological Film Center
- Convenience facilities / Safety Experience Zone
(Information Center, fireplace
resting area, Disaster Relief, Emergency centers)
- Food / Things to Buy
(Official Food Street, Trout & Raw
fish restaurants, Agricultural Specialty Product Market, etc.)
- Additional Events
- - Gangdongmyeon Town Barobaro Winter Festival
- Sanaemyeon Town Dongsimsan village land
- Sangseomyeon Town DMZ Dongdong Festival
- Age Limit
- Open to visitors of all ages.
Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Hwacheon.
Stream is about 10-min walk from the Hwacheon Bus Terminal.
- www.narafestival.com (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)