This study examined foreign tourists`s preferences toward Korea rural tourism hands-on activities and their intention to participate in the activities. A total of 316 sample was collected from four different groups of foreign tourists(i.e., Americans/Europeans, South-East Asians, Japanese and Chinese) at four famous tourist destinations in Korea from October to November 2010. Results of a factor analysis yielded to five different dimensions of rural tourism hands-on activities(i.e., agritourism, other activities, experiencing traditional culture, trying foods, eco-tourism) Results also found significant differences in preferences toward rural tourism hands-on activities by nationality and level of rural tourism experience. Lastly, results showed that the preference influenced on the intention to participate. Findings from this study suggest the importance of promoting unique traditional Korean culture for foreigners to attract them to rural tourist areas.