Experience the Romance of Camping at Yeongdeok Whale Fire National Campground Overlooking the East Sea

Youngduk Whale Fire National Campground

Youngduk Whale Fire National Campground

Indulge in the romantic allure of camping while gazing upon the East Sea at the Youngduk Whale Fire National Campground.

Location and Introduction

This campground is located near the Whale Fire Beach in Youngduk-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do. You can reach the campground entrance by taking National Route 7 from Youngduk IC on the Dangjin-Youngduk Expressway, then heading towards Uljin and making a right turn at Whale Fire Beach. The Youngduk Whale Fire National Campground, nestled in a pine forest of about 175,000 square meters (approximately 53,000 pyeong) adjacent to the East Sea, consists of 110 general camping sites built with wooden decks, 13 auto camping sites, and 25 caravans.

Facilities and Benefits

  • Next to the campground is a white sandy beach that stretches about 20 kilometers.
  • In winter, only caravans are operated.
  • The campground is surrounded by Chilbo Mountain Natural Recreation Forest, Sunrise Park, Ganggu Port, the main production area for crab, and Samsa Marine Park, making it convenient for linked tours.
  • There are no restaurants nearby, but there are markets and restaurants near the Byunggok-myeon Office, about 4 kilometers away.

Nearby Activities

For those looking to enjoy more than just the beach, the area also offers sunrise viewing spots, water sports, fishing, summer water games, and walking trails.


Address: 12, Whale Fire Road, Byunggok-myeon, Youngduk-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Telephone: 054-734-6220