Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho

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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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  • It was very windy when I visited Seoraksan and the cable car stopped functioning. My friends and I hiked the Biryong trail to see the waterfall. The waterfall is stunning and worth the hike. The hike ...  more »
  • If you want to be in nature but don’t want to hike, this park is perfect for you. You can take your family here for a nice stroll, but make sure you go on a sunny and warm day unless you want to freez...  more »
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