Juwangsan National Park

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주왕산국립공원, 周王山國立公園
Juwangsan National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Juwangsan national park canyon.jpg
Canyon in the park
Area 107.42 km2 (41.48 sq mi)
Established 30 March 1976
Governing body Korea National Park Service
Trail map for the area

Juwangsan National Park (Korean: 주왕산국립공원, 周王山國立公園) is located in North Gyeongsang province, South Korea, and is part of the Taebaek mountain range. It was designated the 12th national park in South Korea in 1976. The total size of the park is 107.42 km2 (41.48 sq mi). The park is home to 88 plant species and 924 animal species.[1]

Attractions[edit]

  • Daejeonsa Temple[2]
  • Jusanji lake
  • Juwangam - Hermitage
  • Baekryeonam - Hermitage
  • Dalgi Waterfall
  • Juwangsam Royal Azalea Festival - annual festival, held the first week of May.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juwangsan: Intro". Korea National Park Service. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Cin Woo Lee "Simply stunning: 33 incredible Korean temples" CNN Go. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-12

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°23′18″N 129°10′00″E / 36.38833°N 129.16667°E / 36.38833; 129.16667