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National natural recreation forests are managed by the National Natural Recreation Forest Office with the aim of providing a wide range of forestry services including forest culture, recreation and education.

  1. forest culture recreation center, log cabins, multipurpose cabins (lodging + conference facilities) are opened to the public.

  2. forest commentators, forest schools, forest eco-tours and field programs arereadily available for the public, for the youth to experience forests and have a better understanding of nature

  3. cultural events take place in the forests including music concerts, poetry readings, and movie screenings with the view of publicizing and improving forest culture.

Korean forests account for 64% of the total landmass. Forests had actually suffered extreme devastation during and after the Japanese colonization and the Korean War, but owing to the active participation of residents and the unfailing leadership of the government, forest rehabilitation was successfully achieved in the 1970s and 80s and has been internationally acclaimed for its remarkable outcome. The first natural recreational forest was created in Daegwallyeong in 1988.

of buildings
Room Rate(won)
of buildings
Room Rate(won)
Off season or
Busy season
or weekends
Off season or
Busy season
or weekends
3 [13m2]
6~8 [39~46m2]
3~4 [16~20m2]
8~9 [49~56m2]
4 [23~26m2]
5~6 [29~35m2]
12 [70m2]

  1. 1.Check-in from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and check-out at 1 p.m.
  2. 2. Hour of operation : 9 a.m.~6 p.m.
  3. 3. For safety and facility management, it is prohibited to exceed the room capacity.
  4. 4. No pets allowed. Binge drinking, loud singing and dancing are banned. If you commit any of these act, you may be expelled from a room by force.
  5. 5. The use of fire is strictly prohibited for fire prevention and nature protection. Grills and outdoor kitchens must be used only within the designated cooking area.
  6. 6. Forest programs with forest commentators are available.

  1. 1. Go to the booking web-site (
  2. 2. Click the reservation
  • + Reservations for the next month start on the first and the third of each month from 9:00 a.m.
  • + On the third of each month: For national natural recreation forests in Gyeonggi and Gangwon Provinces
  • + On the first of each month: For national natural recreation forests in the Chungcheong, Jeolla and Gyeongsang Provinces
  • + Maximum reservation length that can be made per day : three nights for three rooms
  • + Advance reservation during the peak hours season(July and August) is informed publicly starting from 40 days before your desired date. The public notice includes available rooms, the number of times for application and durations.
  • + Visitors are chosen randomly through a lottery system after the application period.
  • + For more details. Please visite the information pages under reservations at