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Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)

  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Changnyeong Upo Wetland (창녕 우포늪)
  • Address 220, Uponeup-gil, Changnyeong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
    경상남도 창녕군 유어면 우포늪길 220
  • Type Ecological Tourist Sites
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-55-530-1521,
    +82-55-530-1553
  • Homepage www.cng.go.kr/tour/upo.web
  • Information
    Introduction
    Upo Wetland is the largest natural wetland in Korea. The wetland takes up three different areas of Changnyeong-gun with a total size of 2,314,060 square meters. Created approximately 140 million years ago, the wetland was formed when the soft ground collapsed and water filled the area to form swamps and lakes, where dinosaurs played. Dinosaurs footprints can be found at Sejin-ri near Upo Wetland.

    Current Status
    Special Nature Preservation Zone (Designated on July 26, 1997)
    The Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance (Designated on March 2, 1998)
    Wetland Preservation Area (Designated on August 9, 1999)

    Closed
    Mondays (the next day if Monday is a public holiday), New Year's Day

    Tour Course Information
    [Bike Course]
    Course 1: Ecological Hall ↔ Observatory ↔ Bike Course 1 ↔ Turning Point
    Course 2: Ecological Hall ↔ Daedae Embankment ↔ Bike Course 2 ↔ Turning Point

    [Walking Course]
    30 minutes: Ecological Hall ↔ Observatory ↔ Forest Exploration Path 1 ↔ Ecological Hall
    1 Hour: Ecological Hall ↔ Daedae Embankment ↔ Observatory ↔ Forest Exploration Path 1 ↔ Ecological Hall
    2 Hours: Somok Village Parking lot ↔ Forest Exploration Path 3 ↔ Observatory 2 ↔ Mokpo Embankment ↔ Uman Embankment ↔ Red Reef Willow Colony ↔ Pureun Upo Saramdeul ↔ Somok Village Parking lot
    3 Hours: Ecological Hall ↔ Daedae Embankment ↔ Sajipo Embankment ↔ Forest Exploration Path 2 ↔ Somok Village ↔ Forest Exploration Path 3 ↔ Observatory 2 ↔ Mokpo Embankment ↔ Sedge field ↔ Ecological Hall

    Operating Hours
    09:00-18:00 (last ticketing 17:00)

    Parking Facilities
    Available (100 parking spaces)

    Admission Fees
    Individuals: Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,500 won / Children 1,000 won

    Groups: Adults 1,500 won / Teenagers 1,000 won / Children 800 won * Free admission: Preschoolers (ages 3 and under), senior citizens (ages 65 and over)

    Available Facilities
    Upo Wetland Ecological Park, Observatory, Ttaogi Restoration Center, Bike Rental Shop, Gift Shop, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Parking Fees
    Free

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