Bukhansan National Park (Seoul) (북한산국립공원 (서울))

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Bukhansan National Park
Introduction
Bukhansan Mountain was officially designated as a national park in 1983. The Bukhansan National Park covers both Bukhansan and Dobongsan Mountains, and spans the total area of 80.699㎢. At the top of Bukhansan Mountain are Baegundae Terrace (836.5m), Insubong Peak (810.5m) and Mangyeongdae Terrace (799.5m), which gave the mountain the nickname “Samgaksan” or the “three-horned mountain”. The mountain had other names: Sambongsan (mountain with three peaks), Hwasan (flower mountain), and Buaak (mountain shaped like a person giving a baby a piggyback ride). The current name, Bukhansan, was given as the Bukhansanseong Fortress was built under King Sukjong of Joseon Dynasty.
Telephone
+82-2-909-0497 (Bukhansan National Park) / +82-2-357-9698 (Bukhansansung Fortress Annex) / +82-2-997-8365 (Ui Annex)(Korean)
Closed
N/A (Open all year round)
Hiking Course
▲ Bukhansanseong Fortress Course (3.4km, 2hrs 45min):
Bukhansanseong Hiking Support Center (북한산성탐방지원센터) → Daeseomun (대서문) → Deungungak (등운각) → Baegundae (백운대)▲ Baegundae Course (1.9km, 1hr 30min):
Baegundae Hiking Support Center (백운대탐방지원센터) → Harujae (하루재) → Baegun Shelter (백운대피소) → Baegundae (백운대)▲ Sinseondae Course (3.3km, 1hr 40min):
Dobong Hiking Support Center (도봉탐방지원센터) → Seowonteo (서원터) → Dobong Shelter (도봉대피소) → Seokguram (석굴암) → Sinseondae (신선대)

▲ Mangwolsa Temple, Podae and Hoeryong Course (5.8km, 2hrs 20min):
Wondobong Hiking Support Center (원도봉탐방지원센터) → Deokjesaem (덕제샘) → Mangwolsa Temple (망월사) → Podae Ridge (포대능선) → Hoeryong 4-way Intersection (회룡사거리) → Hoeryong Hiking Support Center (회룡탐방지원센터)

▲ Uiam Course (2.5km, 1hr 10min):
Dobong Hiking Support Center (도봉탐방지원센터) → Bomun Ridge (보문능선) → Cheonjinsa Temple (천진사) → Uiam (우이암)

▲ Obong Course (6.5km, 3hrs 30min):
Songchubunso (송추분소) → Songchu Waterfall (송추폭포) → Obong 3-way Intersection (오봉삼거리) → Obong Peak (오봉) → Yeoseongbong Peak (여성봉) → Obong Hiking Support Center (오봉탐방지원센터)

▲ Sapaesan Mt. Course (5.5km, 3hrs):
Songchubunso (송추분소) → Hoeryong 4-way Intersection (회룡사거리) → Sapaesan Mt. (사패산) → Wongaksa Temple (원각사) → Entrance of Sapaesan Mt. (사패산입구)

▲ Daenammun Course (5.8km, 3hrs):
Bukhansanseong Hiking Support Center (북한산성탐방지원센터) → Daeseomun (대서문) → Jungseongmun (중성문) → Daenammun (대남문)

▲ Samobawi Rock Course (4.3km, 3hrs):
Gugi Hiking Support Center (구기탐방지원센터) → Daenammun (대남문) → Cheongsudongammun (청수동암문) → Samobawi Rock (사모바위)

Mountain Not Access Period
2014 Seasonal Forest Fire Caution Period
-Spring: February 16, 2014 – May 11, 2014
-Autumn: November 15 – December 15, 2014
※ TBD by park directors based on fire weather advisories, precipitation levels, and other local conditions.
Natural Preservation Areas (closed to public)
* Jeongneung Ravine-Bottom of Cheongsu Waterfall-Sujungbo-Neopjeok Bawi-Cheongsu Waterfall-30m Above Cheongsucheon-Bottom: until 2026
* Insucheon (Boundary between Hanilgyo Bridge-Jeonggyeongdae): until 2026
* Bohyeonbong Peak and Hyeongjebong Peak (Hiking Path Excluded): until 2011
* Harujae above Uui Shelter, Above Ggalddak Pass at Ggalddak Pass Crossroad: until 2011
* Harujae~Ggalddak Pass: until 2011
* Uui Ravine (200m Below Uui Office-Gubaekun Ticket Booth): 2026
* Gugi Ravine (Gugi Office – Rest Area No.4): until 2026
* Yeongchang Ravine (Pyeongchang Ticket Booth No.2-Above Dongnyeong Waterfall): until 2026
* Sagimakgol Ravine Entrance~Bridge to an Army Base: until 2027
* Songchu Ravine (Songchu Railroad Bridge 3, Obong Three-Way Intersection): until 2026
* Tongilgyo Bridge~Seowongyo Bridge~Ravine on the Right Side of Geumgangam: until 2028
Activity Information
Hiking Support Centers are available
Parking Facilities
Available (Bukhansanseong Fortress Parking Lots 1 & 2)
Available Facilities
Hiking Information Center, Bukansan Mountain Management Office
Restrooms
Available
Parking Fees
Compact vehicles: 2,000 won
Small & Mid-sized cars: 4,000 won (Peak season: 5,000 won)
More parking fee information
Directions
Gireum Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 3.
Take Bus 110B or 143, and get off at the last bus stop.
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Bukhansanseong Fotress, Baengnyeonsa Temple

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