Mt.Mudung is 1,187m high above the sea level. It stretches from
the east edge of Gwangju-Gwangyeoksi, to Damyang and Hwasun. It
is round shape. Famous stones such as Gyubong, Ibseok-dae, Seoseok-dae
and temples such as Jungsim-sa, Wonhyo-sa, Yaksa-sa are located
around the peak. In 1972, it was designated as provincial park.
Under the mountain, there are many kinds of enter- tainment and
convenient facilities. And also Mt.
Mudung attracts people because of Chunseol
tea. The tea has excellent aroma of Mudeung water melon, which was
given to king. If you start from Jeungsim-sa on the hill of the
mountain, and climb about 2 hours, you will reach the top of mountain.
As travel road is opene toward northeast of the mountain, it takes
about 30 minutes by car to Wonhyo valley, and from the valley it
is a one and a half hour hike to the summit. The size of park is
30,23 square km (Gwangju 27.03km : Jeollanam-do 3,20 square km)