|Seoraksan National Park (Namseorak) (설악산국립공원- 남설악)|
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|Seoraksan Mountain, the highest amid the Taebaeksanmaek Moutain Range, boasts beautiful landscape and scenery all year round. To the east of Hangyeryeong and Misiryeong Ridges is classified as Oeseorak, to the west is Naeseorak; the Osaek District in the southern region of the Hangyeryeong Ridge is also known as Namseorak.
The Namseorak area is famous for its mineral water, hot springs, and waterfalls including Yongso Falls, Sibi Falls, and Yeosin Falls. Jeongbongsan Mountain (1,424.2m) is also included in the area. There are also several different hiking courses varying in distance and duration.
|N/A (Open all year round)|
Biryong Waterfall Course (2hrs, 2.4km): Sogongwon (소공원) → Yukdam Waterfall (육담폭포)
Biryong Waterfall (비룡폭포)
▲ Geumganggul Cave Course (1hr 40min, 3.6km): Sogongwon (소공원) → Waseondae (와선대) → Biseondae (비선대) → Geumganggul Cave (금강굴)
▲ Ulsanbawi Rock Course (2hrs, 3.8km): Sogongwon (소공원) → Sinheungsa Temple (신흥사) → Heundeulbawi Rock/Gyejoam (흔들바위/계조암) → Ulsanbawi Rock (울산바위)
▲ Yongso Waterfall Course (1hr, 3.2km): Yaksuteo Hiking Support Center (약수터탐방지원센터) → Seongguksa Temple (성국사) → Yongso Waterfall (용소폭포) → Yongso Waterfall Hiking Support Center (용소폭포탐방지원센터)
▲ Baekdamsa Temple Course (1hr 30min, 6.5km): Baekdamsa Temple Hiking Support Center (백담탐방지원센터) → Baekdamsa Temple (백담사)
▲ Daeseung Waterfall Course (1hr 20min, 0.9km): Jangsudae (장수대) → Daeseung Waterfall (대승폭포)
▲ Yangpok Course (2hrs 50min, 6.5km): Sogongwon (소공원) → Waseondae (와선대) → Biseondae (비선대) → Gwimyeonam (귀면암) → Yangpok Shelter (양폭대피소)
▲ Suryeomdong Course (3hrs 11.2km): Baekdamsa Temple (백담사) → Yeongsiam (영시암) → Suryeomdong Shelter (수렴동대피소)
▲ Namgyori Course (7hrs 30min, 11.3km): Namgyori (남교리) → Boksungatang (복숭아탕) → Daeseungnyeong (대승령) → Jangsudae (장수대)
▲ Daecheongbong Peak Course (Osaek) (8hrs, 10km): Osaek (오색) → Seorak Waterfall (설악폭포) → Daecheongbong Peak (대청봉) → Seorak Waterfall (설악폭포) → Osaek (오색)
▲ Heullimgol Course (2hrs 50min, 3.3km): Heullimgol Jikimteo (흘림골지킴터) → Deungseondae (등선대) → Yongso Hiking Support Center (용소탐방지원센터)
▲ Gwongeumseong Fortress Course (30min, 1.5km): Sogongwon (소공원) → Cable Car → Gwongeumseong Fortress (권금성)
|Mountain Not Access Period|
|Seasonal Forest Fire Watch
※ TBD by park directors based on fire weather 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)
Yeosim Falls (여심폭포) - Yongso Falls (용소폭포)
|Restricted Mountain Areas|
|Madeungnyeong (마등령) - Hangyeryeong (한계령)
Hwangjang Falls (황장폭포) - Jangsudae (장수대)
Sogongwon (소공원) - Huiungak shelter (희운각 대피소)
Biseondae (비선대) - Yeongsiam (영시암)
Baekdamsa Temple - Daecheongbong Peak (대청봉)
Namgyo-ri (남교리) - Daeseungnyeong (대승령) - Hangyeryeong (한계령갈림길)
Osaek (오색) - Daecheongbong Peak (대청봉)
Sogongwon (소공원) - Gwongeumseong (권금성) (cable car course excluded)
Oseam (오세암) - Bongjeongam (봉정암)
Entrance of Jujeongol (주전골 입구) - Osaek Heundeulbawi Rock (오색 흔들바위)
Osaek Mineral Spring (오색약수터) - Mangyeongdae (만경대)
Gombaegol (곰배골) - Gombaeryeong (곰배령) - Gangseon-ri (강선리)
Danmongnyeong (단목령) - Jeombongsan (점봉산) - Gombaeryeong (곰배령)
|Facility Utilization Fees|
|Modern-style shelters: 7,000 won (peak season: 8,000 won)
Old-style shelters: 5,000 won
* Peak season: April-May, July-August, October-November
* Old-style shelters: Socheong Shelter, Chibanmok Shelter, Piagol Shelter
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
|Compact vehicles: 2,000 won
Small & Mid-sized cars: 4,000 won (peak season: 5,000 won)
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|Reservation Info. for Foreigners|
for shelters and cabins can be made from 15 days (from 10:00am) to 1 day
(until 10:00am) in advance.
* One person can make a reservation for up to 4 people (shelter) or 1 unit (cabin).
|From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Osaek (오색).
* Bus Schedule: 06:30, 08:30, 09:20, 14:00, 17:10, 18:40 (subject to change)
From Yangyang Intercity Bus Terminal or Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal,
take an intercity bus bound to Osaek (오색).
* Bus Schedule:
From Yangyang: 07:00-18:40, runs 14 times a day
From Sokcho: 06:40-18:15, runs 14 times a day