Taeanhaean National Park (태안해안국립공원)

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Taeanhaean National Park
Introduction
Taeanhaean National Park (태안해안국립공원) consists of about 130 islands around Anmyeondo Island (안면도) and Taean Peninsula (태안반도). Taean Peninsula (태안반도) has a picturesque landscape with beautiful beaches, rock formations, mountain peaks and sea cliffs. The area (328.99㎢) was designated as a national park in October, 1978, and at present, nearly 250 different species of plants grow within its boundaries.

* Cultural Heritage
Okpa Lee Jong-il Birthplace (Chunghongak), Rock-carved Buddha Triad in Taean, Heungjusa Temple (Heungjusa Three-story stone pagoda), Baekhwasanseong Fortress, Anheungseong, Seated Stone Seokgayeorae Statue in Mongsan-ri, Five-story stone pagoda in Nammun-ri

* Sightseeing and cultural festivals
Sinduri Coastal Sand Dune (Natural Monument), Cheollipo Arboretum, Hwangdobunggi Pungeoje Festival, Jumbo Shrimp Festival, Cheonsuman Migratory Bird Habitat, Anmyeon-do International Flower Exhibition

* Spring wild flower blooming season and location
Gaenmetkkot / Blooming: Late April / Location: the area of costal dune

Administration
Korea National Park Service of Korea, Taean Haean Office
Telephone
+82-41-672-9737
Mountain Not Access Period
Fire Prevention Period: February 1-May 15, 2015
* Subject to change depending on weather conditions so please refer to the official website before visiting.
Tour Course Information
* Taean Beach Road
– Bara-gil: Hakampo– Sinduri (Length: 12km / Duration: about 4 hours)
– Sowon-gil: Sinduri – Mallipo (Length: 22km / Duration: about 8 hours)
– Pado-gil: Mallpo – Padori (Length: 9km / Duration: about 3 hours)
– Solmoraet-gil: Mongsanpo – Deuneurihang (Length: 16km / Duration: about 4 hours)
– Noeul-gil: Baeksajanghang – Kkotji (Length: 12km / Duration: about 3 hours 40 minutes)
– Saetbyeol-gil: Kkotji – Hwangpohang (Length: 13km / Duration: about 4 hours)
– Baram-gil: Hwangpohang – Yeongmokhang (Length: 16km / Duration: about 5 hours)
– Cheonsa-gil: Sambong – Gijipo (Length: 1004m / Duration: about 40 minutes round-trip / includes a path for people with disabilities)Location: The area along the coast in Taeanhaean National Park (Wonbuk-myeon – Gonam-myeon in Taean-gun)
Length: Total 100km
Inquiry: Taeanhaean National Park Office: +82-41-672-9737~8
Wonbuk Office: +82-41-674-3224 (Bara-gil)
Sogeun Office: +82-41-673-1065 (Sowon-gil and Pado-gil)
Nammyeon Office: +82-41-674-2608 (Solmoraet-gil)
Anmyeondo Office: +82-41-673-1066 (Noeul-gil, Saetbyeol-gil, Baram-gil, Cheonsa-gil)
Parking Facilities
Available (Mongsanpo Parking lot)

※ Parking fees
[L] Low season 6,000 won / High season 7,500 won
[M] Low season 4,000 won / High season 5,000 won
[S] 2,000 won
※ Free: Regular shuttle buses (Not including monthly parking leasers)

Facility Utilization Fees
[Car camping site]
Low season 13,000 won / High season 16,000 won[Shower/Dressing room]
Adults 1,000 won / Students 700 won / Children 400 won
Directions
– From Seoul Nambu Terminal take a bus to Taean
(departures 30-50 minutes (06:40-20:00), 2 hour and 20 minute ride)
– From the Taean Express Bus Terminal take a bus to Hakampo (40 minute ride)>> Click here for more details about Taeanbus (Korean only)