Nestled in the high altitudes on the outskirts of Baekdudaegan Mountain Range's Hwangbyeongsan Mountain, Daegwallyeong Snow Town is a small farm village that pioneered Korea's high-land agriculture and is well-recognized for its ranches. It is also the birthplace of Korea's ski facilities and beholds the pride of cultural value of sports and tradition as the village's Pyeongchang Hwangbyeongsan Mountain Hunting Tradition was designated as the 19th Intangible Cultural Heritage of Gangwon. Eighty-percent of village land consists of forests and in year 2008, Daegwallyeong Snow Town opened a Mountain Village Ecology Center under the supervision of Korea Forest Service and Pyeongchang-gun County. A variety of experience programs are available throughout the year according to the season, such as picking dog-tooth violets, gomchwi, and cirsium in spring, ranger training experience and cooking rice with cirsium in summer, riding on a donkey and creating individual plant guidebooks in fall, and enjoying winter sledding and other winter activities in winter. Other activities including horseback riding, ATV, peformances are also available.
Address: 27-22, Chahangseonyeok-gil, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
Type: Village Experiences/Sightseeing Plantations
Inquiries: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-333-3301
Homepage: www.snowtown.co.kr (Korean only)