Best trails in South Korea

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Ready to check out the best trails in South Korea? AllTrails has 283 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Seoraksan National Park or Hallasan National Park - we've got you covered. If you're looking for great state park trails check out Seogwipo Recreational Forest in Jeju. Or for some great local park options, check out Olympic Park near , Seoul. Ready for some activity? There are 128 moderate trails in South Korea ranging from 0.9 to 25.4 miles and from 0 to 5,620 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Ulsanbawi Trail
Seoraksan National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
Located in Northeastern South Korea, this trail leads from the main entrance of Seoraksan National Park to the top of the famous Ulsanbawi rocks. Ulsanbawi is composed of six granite peaks, each bearShow more
#2 - Mount Seoraksan and Yongso Valley
Seoraksan National Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 30 m
It is a course that starts at the entrance of the Sulimgol (next to the road) and goes down to the beacon where all the scenery of the Sorak can be appreciated, Hangul: 설악산-흘림골-여심폭포-등선대-등선폭포-용소폭포-주전골Show more
#3 - Hallasan Summit
Hallasan National Park
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 6 h 53 m
Ascending Seongpanak Trail (9.6Km) and Descending Gwaneumsa Trail (8.7Km).Show more
#4 - Pinnacle Four Trail
Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Pinnacle Four Trail is a 2.3 mile out and back trail located near Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#5 - Bukhansan, Dobongsan, Mount Suapean Summit
Bukhansan National Park
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Length: 20 mi • Est. 10 h 43 m
Bukhansan, Dobongsan, Mount Suapean Summit is a 20 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommShow more
#6 - Buraksan Hiking Preserve Trail
Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
This trail is well managed and easily accessible for people of all ages. There are many viewpoints provided along the way to keep this hike interesting. In addition, this trail is unique because worShow more
#7 - Bukhansan Direct Peak Ascent
Bukhansan National Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Bukhansan Direct Peak Ascent is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. TheShow more
#8 - Mount Soyosan Trail
Dongducheon-si, Gyeonggi, South Korea
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
Mount Soyo, or Soyosan, a 1,926-foot mountain northeast of Dongducheon City, is notable for the scenic beauty of its azaleas, maple trees, waterfalls and unusual rock formations. It also has spiritualShow more
#9 - Biryong Falls
Seoraksan National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Biryong Falls Trail is a very well maintained trail passing three waterfalls in Seoraksun National Park in South Korea. Seoraksun National Park is the largest and most popular park in South Korea. TShow more
#10 - Dobongsan Trail
Bukhansan National Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 3 h
Dobongsan Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usShow more
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