Korea Destinations: Namhae Pyeonbaek Recreational Forest

Image: Korea Forest Service
Image: Korea Forest Service

Korea Destinations: Namhae Pyeonbaek Recreational Forest

haps Magazine Korea

Opened in 1998, Namhae’s Pyeonbaek Recreational Forest in Namhae-gun, South Gyeongsang Province was selected as this month’s luxury forest by the Korea Forest Service.

The forest is located at the northern end of Hallyeohaesang National Park.

It offers an outstanding view of the southern ocean as well as the surrounding natural scenery and gets about 300,000 visitors every year.

The forest is located near Geumsan Mountain — dubbed as the Geumgangsam of Namhae — which, at 700 meters above sea level, is full of unusual rocks and boasts 38 spectacular views.

According to visitkorea.com, within this recreation forest, there are promenades, an observatory, and lodging facilities including forest cabins, forest Lodge, training camping site, rowhouses, and camping decks.

Admission fees of 1,000 won apply as do fees for parking. No pets are allowed.

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