Walking & Hiking
Hiking in Seoul: Bukhan-san
Samgak-san, one of main peaks(836m/0.52 mile high) in Bukhansan National Park, is the most visited half-day hiking course. Trail head: Dobongsan Station, Line 1,there are always fellow hikers to follow to the trail head.
Walking along the Cheon Gye Chon Stream
Cheonggyecheon is a 10.9 km (7.0 miles) long, modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul. Cheon Gye Chon Stream is a perfect spot to do some walking, relaxing or have a picnic in downtown of Seoul.
Hangang Park Riverside Cycling/Walking Path
There are 2 sections of cycling/walking paths along the Hangang riverside. One, along the southern side of the Han River, stretches 41.4km/25miles while the other one in northern area stretches 39.3km/24miles. Bike rental is available.
Seoul Flyers Running Club is a non profit club with runners from all over the world. Meet every Saturday morning near Ichon Station.
Hiking in Seoul: Gwanak-san
Located on the southern part of Seoul, Gwanak-san(629m/0.39 mile high) half day trip is very popular hiking spot. Trail Head: Gwacheon Station, Line, 4, Exit 7, walk straight out of exit 7 & take a left at the main intersection, you will see the gate
Hiking in Seoul: Dobong-san
Dobong-san with a height of 739m/0.46 miles is a part of Bukhansan National Park on the northern perisperies of Seoul. Trail Head: Dobongsan Subway Station, Line 1,7, you will not miss fellow hikers to follow to the trail head.
Hiking around Seoul: Namhan Sanseong Fortress
This historic place is a park at an elevation of 460m/0.285mile above sea level. You can drive to the peak of the park or you can hike. 1-hour walk from Namhan Sanseong Subway Station, Line 8.
Hiking in Seoul: Surak-san
Surak-san, located northeast of Seoul offers great scenery. During weekends and holidays this place is packed with lots of hikers.Soo-rak-san Subway Station Line 4, or Dang-go-ge Station Line 7,15 minutes walking distance to Soorak-san ticket office.
Hiking in Seoul: Inwang-san
Inwang-san located in the central area of Seoul, is a small mountain at 338m/0.21 mile high and one of the many mountains visible from downtwon Seoul. Trail head: Dongnimmum Subway Station, Line 3, Exit 2.
Korea Mountain Preservation League
A non-profit organization which helps preserve mountains in Korea. Great volunteer opportunities.
Seoul Hash Harriers
Hash harriers in Seoul. Drinking and running club. Meet new friends and make new friends.
Korea in the Clouds: A Guide to Hiking Koreas Mountains
Korea in the Clouds: A Guide to Hiking Korea's Mountains. Useful information and guidelines for hiking Korea's mountains.
Meetup: Climbing in Korea
Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings. Hiking, trekking, camping, kayaking, rafting and rock climbing.