|Pyeongchang, the candidate city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, is rich in mountains and forests. It holds such famous spots as Geumdang Valley in its fall colors, Palseokjeong Pavilion in harmony with its surrounding mountains, and Maeji Waterfall. The fir-tree path leading through Woljeongsa Temple Valley in Mt. Odaesan is exceptionally beautiful. The county also holds many local festivals such as the Daegwallyeong Snow Flower Festival, the Mt. Odaesan Festival, and the Wild Edible Greens Festival.