Taehwagang River selected as one of the Korea’s 20 ecotourism destinations
Taehwagang Grand Park consisting of the Taehwagang River with Water Quality Grade I and Simni Bamboo Grove is the only urban place selected as one of the Korea’s 20 ecotourism destinations.
About 700 native species of animals and plants including salmon, sweetfish, white herons, swans, otters, and raccoons live in the park. In particular, Taehwagang Migratory Bird Park is Korea’s largest urban wintering site of migratory birds. Visitors can enjoy magnificent sights of white herons (about 8,000) and crows (about 50,000).
The breath of urban nature, the Taehwagang River
Taehwagang River brings back nature
Taehwagang River regained Water Quality Grade I and II. In this beautiful and vibrant river, salmon returned and otters freely swim about.
Sweetfish returning to clean the Taehwagang River
Migratory birds’ sanctuary
Samho Bamboo Grove, the sanctuary of white herons in summer and the sanctuary of crows in the winter, is known as Korea’s largest wintering site of migratory birds. It was reconstructed into Taehwagang Migratory Bird Park in 2013.
A migratory bird of Taehwa River Estuary