Baekdudaegan Eco-Arboretum was built around Imgye-myeon, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do on May 1, 2012. This public arboretum was formed for about 10 years from 2001 and managing 21 theme gardens and more than 1,000 species of plants. It runs a nature learning center and natural experience programs and develops into a sound space where human beings coexist with nature.
Parking fees: Free
"Baekdudaegan Forest Eco-Cultural Experience Complex" is a family-oriented forest cultural recreation area formed in linkage with Eastern Branch of Gangwon-do Forest Research Institute. With an aim at making a forest healing & recreation center based on this alpine region, it offers uncontaminated and clean natural environments and service. Its lodging facilities consist of 36 rooms of 12 dongs in total, accommodating 208 people a day. It is about 3km long from the arboretum to this cultural experience complex and about 4km long to a forest cultural experience school.
Baekdudaegan Mountain Range is considered an eco-axis of the Korean Peninsular connecting Baekdusan Mountain, Geumgansan Mountain and Jirisan Mountain. This is also meaningful as a mountain range representing the Korean spirits extending toward Manchurian field. This exhibition arboretum consists of a botanic garden, 18 si/gun-mok gardens, and various theme-based gardens such as North Gangwon Botanic Garden, Wild Flower Botanic Garden, Edible & Medicinal Botanic Garden, Alpine Botanic Garden, Rock Garden and Aquatic Botanic Garden. The Dulle-gil Trail around theme gardens is also as attractive as theme gardens. This is called Asia's largest alpine arboretum, so it is hard to look around in a day. It offers a good recreation area to people and serves as a place for preserving the local forest ecosystem of Baekdudaegan Mountain Range at the same time.