Listed as a tentative World Heritage Site, Seoraksan National Park shelters rare animal and plant life on an area of 163.6 sq km (63.2 sq mi), popular among tourists and naturalists. Valued for its natural diversity, the park has registered about 1,010 species of plants and 1,560 species of animals. Black bears, Siberian flying squirrels, otters, and other animals roam the reserve, just make sure to follow all safety measures during encounters. Besides exploring the serene natural environment, you can also visit the Buddhist temples situated near the park. The mountainous area--covered in pine trees, oaks, and other deciduous trees--annually receives more than 1,000 millimeters of precipitation, so carry an umbrella just in case. Using our world travel planner, Sokcho attractions like Seoraksan National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Seoraksan National Park Reviews
We enjoyed a full day in the park. We appreciated views of beautiful riverscapes, autumnal tree foliage and rugged mountain formations. The varying angles and levels of light added to the spectacle. B... more »
봄여름겨울에도 좋지만 역시 설악산은 가을이 가장 아름다운 듯 합니다. 주황노랑빨강으로 물들어 절경을 감상하려면 새벽같이 가는 게 좋을 듯해요. 케이블카는 늦게 가면 못타니까 특히 일찍 가야합니다. 외국 케이블카에 비하면 가격도 좋아요. 주차료와 입장료 케이블카까지하면 비용이 은근 많이 들지만 아깝지 않습니다. more »It is also good for spring, summer and winter, but seoraksan seems to be the most beautiful in autumn. It's a great place to stay. The cable car is not late, so it's a good place to go, especially if you're not. Compared to foreign cable cars, the price is good. Parking fees and entrance to the cable car cost a lot, but it's not worth it.
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