Seorak National Park – Is the highest mountain in the Gangwon province


Seorak National Park

Seorak National Park

Seorkasan is the highest mountain in the Gangwon province in eastern South Korea. It is located in a national park near the city of Sokcho.

After the Hallasan volcano on Jeju Island and Jirisan in the south, Seoraksan is the third highest mountain in South Korea. The Daechongbong Peak of Seoraksan reaches 1,708 m. The Taebaek mountain chain is often considered the backdrop of the Korean peninsula.

Seorak National Park

Seorak National Park

The national park attracts many national and international tourists all year round, but the main season for Seoraksan national park is autumn. The autumn colors in the area are considered amongst the most beautiful in Korea.

The red and yellow forest is interrupted by rocks and small mountain streams flow amidst this.