Wildfire Risks Close National Park Trails

  • By Kim Eun-gyeong

    November 15, 2021 11:32

    Some 137 trails in national parks across the country will be closed for a month from Monday due to the risk of wildfires, the Korea National Park Service said Sunday.

    Of all 611 national park trails, 109 will be completely closed and 28 will be partially closed due to wildfire and other risks.

    Visitors enjoy autumn foliage on Mt. Seorak in Gangwon Province on Oct. 31. /Yonhap

    That includes some of the most scenic trails like the ones between Baekdam Temple and Daecheongbong Peak on Mt. Seorak and between Yoryong Rock and Hwagae Ridge on Mt. Jiri, where hikers have been enjoying the last of the autumn foliage at this time of the year.

    For details visit the KNPS website at www.knps.or.kr.

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