Walking & Hiking
Meetup: Climbing in Korea
Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings. Hiking, trekking, camping, kayaking, rafting and rock climbing.
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: 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.
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.
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.
Korea Mountain Preservation League
A non-profit organization which helps preserve mountains in Korea. Great volunteer opportunities.
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 Hub Korea
A detailed guide to hiking Koreas mountains for English speaking foreigners and residents living in Korea and/or visiting Korea.
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.
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
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: 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.