Korea National Parks

History

10.05.2007
Renamed to Seoraksan National Park Office
12.06.2005
IUCN National Park Certificate (Category Ⅴ→Ⅱ)
08.30.2003
Park expanded by 398.539㎢ (Ministry of Environment Notice No. 2003-139)
10.08.2001
Park expanded by 371.346㎢ (Ministry of Environment Notice No. 2001-129)
08.05.1987
KNPS opens Seoraksan Management Office
12.27.1984
Park expanded by 373㎢ (Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs Notice No. 557)
08.12.1982
393.49㎢ of land designated as a Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO) 393.49㎢ (20.49㎢ besides park)
03.24.1970
174㎢ of land designated as a national park (Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs Notice No. 28)
11.05.1965
163.4㎢ of Nature Protection Area designated as Natural Monument No. 171