Natural Monument—Bamboo Thicket in Kosong

The bamboo thicket in Kosong is found at the foot of a mountain at the back of Lagoon Samil and at the foot of Chilsong Pass in Sunhak-ri, Kosong County, Kangwon Province.

The tallest bamboo is 16 metres high, its root neck and chest, 58 cm and 55 cm across each, and its crown 1.8 metres wide.

As a valuable asset of the country, the bamboo thicket is a natural monument which is of academic significance in studying its distribution, ecology and cultivation.