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Byeonsanbando National Park 변산반도국립공원

  • +82-63-582-7808
Byeonsan-myeon/Boan-myeon/Sanseo-myeon/Jinseo-myeon/Haseo-myeon, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do

Byeonsanbando National Park is a 35km stretch encompassing five townships along the coast. Designated as a national park in 1988, it is the only national park in the country that has both a seashore and mountainside. The park is divided into two large sections: the shore area, called Oebyeonsan (Outer Mt. Byeonsan), and an inland area called Naebyeonsan (Inner Mt. Byeonsan). Chaeseokgang Cliffs and Byeonsan Beach are the main tourist attractions of Oebyeonsan. Located to the west of the Byeonsan Peninsula, Chaeseokgang Cliffs includes the rock wall and the sea. The sedimentary rocks formed by the waves over a long time look like piles of hundreds of thousands of books. With its fine sand, Byeonsan Beach is one of the top three beaches on the west coast. The pine forest along the beach attracts the most visitors. There are also many attractions at Naebyeonsan such as Jiksopokpo Waterfall and Gaeamsa Temple. Mt. Naebyeonsan (459m) is especially known for its waterfalls, valleys, and lush woodlands.

In Byeonsanbando National Park, there are three famous highlights, collectively referred to as "Sambyeon." The first is Byeonjae, the long and straight pine trees. The second is Byeonran, the wild orchids. The third is Byeoncheong, the natural honey produced from the slopes of Mt. Byeonsan. It is very fragrant and sometimes used for medicinal purposes.

Perhaps the most notable feature of Byeonsanbando National Park is that you can enjoy the sea and the mountains both at the same time. The islands and sunset from the peak of the mountain make for a perfect backdrop. Many people come to see the sunset at Byeonsan Peninsula every year.

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Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-582-7808 (Byeonsanbando National Park) / +82-63-583-2443 (Naesosa Temple Annex) / +82-63-583-2064 (Gyeokpo Beach Annex) / +82-63-584-7807 (Naebyeonsan Mountain Annex)(Korean)

・Parking Facilities : Available

・Closed : Open all year round

Mountain Not Access Period

2014 Seasonal Forest Fire Caution Period
-Spring: February 16 – May 11, 2014
-Autumn: November 15 – December 15
※ TBD by park directors based on fire weather advisories, precipitation levels, and other local conditions.

Natural Preservation Areas (closed to public)

* Gamaso Prayer House Three-Way Intersection: until 2026
* Bongnaegok Peak~Sajadong: until 2028

Restricted Mountain Areas

* Sajadong 사자동 ~ Gamaso 가마소 ~ Udongni 우동리 (7.4km)
* Badeujae 바드재 ~ Yonggakbong Peak Samgeori (3-way Junc.) 용각봉삼거리 (1.9km)
* Sebong Peak Samgeori (Three-way Intersection) 세봉삼거리 ~ Gamaso 가마소 (1.9km)
* Sebong Peak 세봉 ~ Injangam 인장암 (1.5km)
* Manseokdong 만석동 ~ Gambul 감불 (3.8km)
* Eosudae 어수대 ~ Soeppulbawi Rock 쇠뿔바위 ~ The entrance to Naebyeonsan

Hiking Course

* Gyeokpo Course: 40 minutes, 17km
* Naesosa Course : 1 hour 30 minutes, 4.9km
* Naesosa Wonam Course : 1 hour, 3.7km
* Naebyeonsan Namyeochi Course: 2 hours, 5.5km
* Wonam Namyeochi Course: 3 hours 30 minutes, 7.8km
* Naebyeonsan Naesosa Course: 3 hours, 6.2km
* Jikso Waterfall Course: 40 minutes, 2.2km

Night-time Hike Restriction Notice

To prevent fires and ensure the safety of hikers, hiking has been prohibited at night. (between sunset and two hours before sunrise)

Parking Fees

[Naesosa Temple Parking lot (for additional time, charges apply) / Parking control tower operated]
For first 1 hour – [S] 500 won / [M] 1,100 won / [L] 2,000 won
Each additional 10 minutes - [S] 100 won / [M] 250 – 300 won / [L] 400 – 500 won
More than 9 hours – [S] 5,000 won / [M] 13,000 won / [L] 20,000 won
※ Free: Regular shuttle buses (Not including monthly parking leasers)

[Naebyeonsan Mountain Parking lot (flat rate payment system)]
Vehicles less than 1000cc: 1,000 won / Vehicles more than 1000cc: 2,000 won
Vans less than 25 people: 2,500 won / Vans more than 25 people: 3,000 won
Heavy vehicles less than 4 Tons: 2,000 won / Heavy vehicles more than 4 Tons: 3,000 won


From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal (Express Bus Terminal Station, Subway Line 3,7,9),
take an intercity bus to Buan Intercity Bus Terminal.

From Buan Terminal, take a bus bound for Gyeokpo (격포).
Get off at Geokpo Terminal (격포터미널).

Byeonsan-myeon/Boan-myeon/Sanseo-myeon/Jinseo-myeon/Haseo-myeon, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do


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