Seoul Forest

Family park at the confluence of Jungnangcheon and Han rivers, ideal for picnics, stroller-friendly walks, feeding deers and rabbits, watching horses or just great fun at its playgrounds

Seoul Forest is one of my favorite places. It’s beautiful in every season of the year.

If your kids love cycling, this is just the right place. You can even rent bikes for the entire family very close to the information center.

On your way to the Deer Coral, don’t forget to stop by the Insect Garden and the cage for rabbits and the guinea pigs. The kids love to feed them with the fresh grass.

Bring along some old bread as the main lake is full of hungry fish!

Besides 4 different playgrounds (Children’s Woodland playground, Sand playground, Water playground and Environmental playground), you can stop by the sports park, watch horses at the equestrian training center, splash water in the Jumping Fountain or just have a picnic on the grass.

The cherry blossoms in the cherries alley in april are beautiful too!

Opening hours

Seoul Forest is open 24 hours 7 days a week.

Eco Forest: Open daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM in summer and from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM in winter. The limited opening hours are set for the protection of certain animals, such as the Manchurian sika deer and the Korean water deer.

Visitor center: Daily 9:00 AM-6:00 PM (or 10:00 AM-5:00 PM in winter

Splash Fountain: Operated throughout the summer season 4 times a day at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM for one hour each time.

Convenience stores

Waterside Lounge: Open 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • 1st Floor: Lake House
  • 2nd Floor: Popeyes

Bicycle Center (Rental Service): Open 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
Rental Fees (One Hour)

  • Adults (Single Bikes): ₩ 3,000
  • Adults (Tandem Bikes): ₩ 6,000
  • Children: ₩ 3,000

Insect Garden: Open 10:00 AM-5:00 PM (Last admission – 4:40 PM, Closed on Mondays) Admissions are made in groups of 50 or less, each admission lasting for 20 minutes.

Eco Learning Center: Open 10:00 AM-5:00 PM (Last admission – 4:40 PM, Closed on Mondays)

Parking lot: Open 9:00 AM-10:00 PM (Open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Parking fees are imposed during regular operating hours only.)

Vehicle fee note

Small ₩ 300 (10 m) Small-sized vehicles should be 5 meters or less in length, 1.5 tons or less, with up to 15 seats.
Large ₩ 600 (10 m) The fee also applies to small vehicles parked in the large vehicle parking area or a vehicle occupying two or more parking units.

Han River Excursion Boats

  • Information: Han River Land (02-3271-6900)

How to get here

Seoul Metro

  • Ttukseom Station, Line 2: 15 minutes’ walk from Exit 8
    Bus transfer: Some may choose to use a bus which stops outside Exit 1. No.2413 or 2224 buses will get you to the park in just two stops.
  • Bus transfer at the Hanyang Univ. Station, Line 2: Take No. 410 or 2014 bus at the bus stop outside Exit 4, and get off it at the third stop.

For more information go to Seoul forest or check also Free bike riding from Oksu Station to Seoul Forest


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