Introduction

Palgongsan Natural Park is located close to Palgongsan Mountain, one of the larger mountains in the Taebaek mountain range. Palgongsan Mountain is located 20km northeast from downtown Daegu, where Nakdonggang River and Geumhogang River meet. The mountain has three peaks in a row: Birobong Peak in the center and Dongbong (aka ‘Mitabong,’ 1,155m) and Seobong (aka ‘Samseongbong,’ 1,150m) on each side.

The park is within the administrative district of Dong-gu, Daegu and has four towns along its border including Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsan-si, and Chilgok-gun. A number of Buddhist temples including Donghwasa, the headquarters of the 9th Buddhist Parish, are located in the area.

The park has numerous rocks and valleys and is carpeted with azaleas in the spring. In the autumn many visitors flock to the park to admire the falls leaves on the trees lining the 16.3km-long roadway that runs through the park. With vibrant green leaves in spring and a delicate snowscape in the winter, Palgongsan Mountain is an attractive destination for visitors throughout the year.

 

Address: 

229, Gatbawi-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu[Google Map]

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available

 

 

Transportation

 

[Bus]
From Seoul Express Bus Terminal, take an express bus bound for Dongdaegu.

[Local Bus]
From Dong Daegu Station (Daegu Subway Line 1), take Bus 401 or Express Bus 1 (급행1).
Get off at the entrance of Donghwasa Temple.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Mountain Not Access Period: 

Annual Forest Fire Prevention Period
Spring: February 15 - May 15 / Autumn: November 1 - December 15
* Subject to change based on weather conditions

 

Hiking Course: 

[Course 1] Gatbawi service area - Gwanamsa Temple - Gatbawi Rock
[Course 2] Gatbawi service area - Gatbawi Rock - Inbong Peak - Dongbong Peak - Donghwasa Temple

 

zipcode: 41008

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-53-939-0080

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