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Wonju Riding Course Winding Around Two Mountainsides

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Course Introduction

Yonsei University Wonju Campus- Toji Culture Hall- Hoechon Village- Baekunsan Forest Path~ Deokgasan Forest Path- Daean-ri- Haesamteo- Yonsei University Wonju Campus
*From Wonju Terminal, take Route 19 towards Chungju and Namwonju.

Region

Wonju

This course starts at Yonsei University Wonju Campus and you will go around the 1,087m high Baekunsan (Mt.) to the left and the 700m high Deokgasan (Mt.) to the right.

Yonsei University Wonju Campus

Yonsei University Wonju Campus

└ Yonsei University Wonju Campus

Take Route 19 towards Chungju and Gwirae from the front gate of Yonsei University and at about 1km, go down the path to the right. Take another right and you will get to a three-way intersection with the sign of Toji Culture Hall. Take a left at the fork in the road.

Toji Culture Hall

Toji Culture Hall

└ Toji Culture Hall

Maeji-ri, which is where Toji Culture Hall is located, is where Park Kyongni lived until she passed away. It is said that Park Kyongni made a literature hall so that many artists can gather and think about the future. For your information, Park Kyongni Literature Hall is in Dangu-dong, Wonju.

Hoechon Village

Hoechongyo (Br.)

└ Hoechongyo (Br.)

Three-way Intersection

└ Three-way Intersection

Pass Hoechongyo (Br.) that goes to Hoechon Village and a three-way intersection will appear with a steep downhill path after about 1km. Take the soft-left at the three-way intersection and pass the small bridge on the left and you will get to the uphill where the forest path begins.

Baekunsan Forest Path – Deokgasan Forest Path

Deokgasan Forest Path

└ Deokgasan Forest Path

Forest Tunnel

└ Forest Tunnel

When you enjoy a comfortable ride in the winding path around Baekunsan (Mt.), you will come to the end of the forest path. At the end where the forest path meets the road, go 500m more to the right and then you will see the Deokgasan (Mt.) Forest Path to the left. Follow the Deokgasan forest path and you will reach a forest tunnel. The 13km ride in the forest with soft uphill and downhill intervals is refreshing.

Daean-ri

Daean Reservoir

└ Daean Reservoir

As the forest path going down the hill ends, you will see a village and road on the other side. The large reservoir next to the uphill road is the Daean Reservoir. Go along the path on the right where the bus stop and Daean 3-ri village stone sign is located and ride about 2.5km to reach Haesamteo.

Haesamteo

Haesameto stone sign

└ Haesameto stone sign

Pass the Daean 2-ri town hall and you will get to the three-way intersection where there is a stone sign that explains the history of Haesamteo. Go along the paved road on the right and the wide path will stop and you will go into the cement paved road.

Yonsei University Wonju Campus

Path connected to the gate of Yonsei University

└ Path connected to the gate of Yonsei University

Go up the hill and turn at the corner to go to the cement path connected to Daean 2-ri. Go along the path on the left and there will be a fork in the road. The downhill path on the three-way intersection is connected to the direction towards the Yonsei University ROTC building, and by going 3km along the dirt path and passing the forest, take the right and you will be linked to the gate of Yonsei University.


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