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Golden Crown Forest Campground

Golden Crown Forest Campground

The Golden Crown Forest Campground, or ‘금관숲 캠핑장’ in Korean, is a hidden gem nestled in Miwon, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju City, North Chungcheong Province. Located about 30 km from the Cheongju City Hall, this camping site is a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

What sets it apart?

Thick trees, clear shade, and a stream right in front of your nose is what makes this campground so special. The stimulating charm of the big trees and clear shade welcomes you as soon as you step into the campground. As you venture further in, a visually pleasing stream that cools you down just by looking at it awaits your exploration. In short, this campground has everything you need to beat the heat of the scorching summer.

Campground Features

The campground features 39 auto camping sites. All sites have crushed stone flooring and measure about 5.5m in width and 7-8m in length. The campground restricts vehicle access within the campground for safety reasons. However, they provide rental rear cars to transport your gear. The campground also operates a day picnic area. You can come in at any time in the morning and leave before 8 PM. Small dogs are allowed to accompany, provided they are leashed.

How to get there?

Address: 628, Unamgyewon-ro, Miwon-myeon, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do

Activities to enjoy nearby

  • Spring flower viewing
  • Summer water play
  • Fall leaf-peeping spot
  • Winter snow flower spot
  • Walking trails

While the campground doesn’t currently offer a telephone service, the natural beauty and tranquility of the location more than make up for it. So if you’re looking for a summer retreat that offers a rich natural environment, the Golden Crown Forest Campground is the ideal spot for you.