The Best Hikes in South Korea

William Patino at 노블레스호텔
노블레스호텔, Suncheon, South Korea노블레스호텔Suncheon, South KoreaThis was captured a few afternoons back at Suncheon Bay here in South Korea. Upon arrival it was raining and didn't look like holding up. I was...Geumganggul Cave, Yangyang-gun, South KoreaGeumganggul CaveYangyang-gun, South KoreaSeoraksan (Mt. Seorak) is South Korea's third highest peak located in the country's most popular national park. Seoraksan is most renowned for its...Seoraksan, Yangyang-gun, South KoreaSeoraksanYangyang-gun, South KoreaUlsan Bawi in Seoraksan National Park, gangwon-do is one of the best hikes in South Korea. Also called the dinosaur ridge!Seongsan Ilchulbong, Seogwipo, South KoreaSeongsan IlchulbongSeogwipo, South KoreaUnfortunately the weather in Jeju hadn't been cooperating but that didn't stop us for heading out to hike Seongsan Ilchulbong. A Unesco site,...Taejongdae Park, Busan, South KoreaTaejongdae ParkBusan, South KoreaTaejongdae park is a wonderful place to get great views of the ocean. It's a mild hike that takes you along a course where you can find a couple of...Seokbulsa, Busan, South KoreaSeokbulsaBusan, South KoreaThis is Seokbulsa temple, a beautiful and impressive temple carved into the mountainside. There were not many people there and it was a very...N Seoul Tower, Seoul, South KoreaN Seoul TowerSeoul, South KoreaIf you're not totally out of shape, the walk up the hill is a worthwhile hike rather than taking the cable car. It's not too tough, I promise....Seoraksan, Yangyang-gun, South KoreaSeoraksanYangyang-gun, South KoreaThe magnificent Ulsan Bawi peak in Seoraksan National Park, Korea. This famous ridge is one of Korea's best hikes! Even in the rain and mist...Baesan Mountain, Busan, South KoreaBaesan MountainBusan, South KoreaThis is one of the incredible views in Busan. This one is from the peak of Baesan (배산). It's a small mountain (only 256m) but it's a nice short...Amnam Park, Busan, South KoreaAmnam ParkBusan, South KoreaThis is Amnam Park, a beautiful place to hike along the coast. It has plenty of wonderful rock formations along the water. It's ideal for fishing...Seokbulsa, Busan, South KoreaSeokbulsaBusan, South KoreaSeokbulsa, a beautiful and peaceful temple carved from the mountainside. I highly recommend the hike to the temple.Busan, South KoreaBusanSouth KoreaAwesome hike right next to the ocean. This is just outside of Busan Korea.Buk-myeon, Ulleung Island, Ulleung-gun, South KoreaBuk-myeon, Ulleung IslandUlleung-gun, South KoreaThe most beautiful island in Korea. Excellent hiking, great squid for eats and amazing scenery!성산공원, Seogwipo, South Korea성산공원Seogwipo, South KoreaSeongsan on the east coast of Jeju-do is an incredible volcanic crater mountain jutting straight out of the sea- amazing little hike! The black...Amnam Geopark, Busan, South KoreaAmnam GeoparkBusan, South KoreaI recommend taking a hike along the coast from the entrance to Amnam Park to Songdo Beach. It takes less than an hour, it is quite mild, and the...양양 죽도해변, Yangyang-gun, South Korea양양 죽도해변Yangyang-gun, South KoreaGangwon-do, Yang yang, Jukdo Beach. Hike up the hill near the beach to see this clear blue water.Sobaeksan, Danyang-gun, South KoreaSobaeksanDanyang-gun, South KoreaSobaeksan in the mist. A great hike that is especially beautiful in the spring when the Azaleas are in full bloom.Namsan Park, Seoul, South KoreaNamsan ParkSeoul, South KoreaHiking trail going atop of Mt. Namsan.Bukhansan National Park, Goyang, South KoreaBukhansan National ParkGoyang, South KoreaHike up to Baegundae peak in Bukhansan #NationalPark. Hike it at sunrise to avoid the crowds and summer heat.namsam seoul tower, Seoul, South Koreanamsam seoul towerSeoul, South KoreaThis is the view of Seoul, South Korea from the top of Namsam Seoul Tower. You get panoramic views from all around, sitting on top of Namsam...
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