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Odaesan National Park, Pyeongchang-gun

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Odaesan National Park is located in the province of Gangwon-do, South Korea. It was first designated as the 11th national park in 1975. The park is named after the 1563m mountain Odaesan, which means "Five Plains Mountain", named after the five plains between the area's five major peaks. The park is home to a total of 3,788 species: 1,040 plant species, 28 mammal species, 103 bird species, 13 amphibian species, 12 reptile species, 35 fish species, 1,976 insect species and 157 spider species.The park has some tourist amenities such as campgrounds, walking paths, and pension-style accommodations.
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  • I had the opportunity to come here today at this national Park and enjoy my time exploring the area and spending time in nature. Very close to the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics and the famous templ...  more »
  • We took a detour on the way home from skiing just to check out the hiking trails. It was cold and rainy and we weren't all kitted out like the Korean hikers, but we loved it. The trails are well maint...  more »
  • Stopped by Odaesan National Park while on the way back to Seoul and I was awed by its beauty! It's surrounded by nature and Woljeongsa temple is situated here as well. Perfect for a temple stay in win...  more »
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  • None of the following winter snow climb and not remitted to the wutaishan way to step up to the plate took a step which memories are striking. Come down from the top, let alone felt emotion was experiencing fear and trembling ... What a wonderful mountain.
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Where to stay in Pyeongchang-gun

Blanketed in the Taebaek Mountain range of the Korean peninsula, Pyeongchang offers a plethora of alpine resorts. Dotted across the numerous ski areas, premium hotels and luxurious self-catering apartments are a fun option. With such a range of choice scattered across the whole county, its best to choose where you want to ski or see on your Pyeongchang vacation, then pick the resort with facilities that suit you. Buses in the county provide regular transport links between resorts, or you may want to consider renting your own vehicle.
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