Photo: Yangpyeong Yongmunsa Temple ginkgo tree (left), Changwon Junam Reservoir (right)
Korea Tourism Organization has chosen 7 recommended trails perfect for an autumn walk. With a view of high blue sky and yellow ginkgo trees along the walking path, here are some of the beautiful roads in Korea to enjoy this autumn.
▲ Seongnam Nubi-gil Trail (성남 누비길)
The meaning of Nubi for Gyeonggi-do Seongnam’s Nubi-gil Trail is a beautiful forest Trail that can be enjoyed together with each other. The Trail is divided into seven sections: Namhansanseong Provincial Park Trail, Bulgoksan Mountain Trail, Taebongsan Mountain Trail, Cheonggyesan Mountain Trail, and Inneungsan Mountain Trail. The 1 section, Namhansanseong Provincial Park Trail, provides a chance to walk around Yeongjangsan Mountain, Bulmangbi, and Jihwamun Gate of Namhansanseong Provincial Park.
▲ Yangpyeong Mulsori-gil Trail (양평 물소리길)
Gyeonggi-do Yangpyeong-gun’s Mulsori-gil Trail has total of 6 courses. The courses are easy to find as they all start from Gyeongui-Jungang Line Train Stations (Yangsu Station, Sinwon Station, Asin Station, Yangpyeong Station, Wondeok Station, Yongmun Station). The 6th section, Ginkgo Tree Trail, offers visitors a chance to see Korea’s natural treasure, a 42 meter high ginkgo tree at Yongmunsa Temple.
▲ Hwaseong Jebikkori-gil Trail (화성 제비꼬리길)
Gyeonggi-do Hwaseong-si’s Jebikkori-gil Trail is a Trail in Jebudo Island that connects the coastal Trail to the forest Trail of Tapjaesan Mountain. The walk is more pleasant with various sculptures themed around the island is placed along the walking path. Don’t forget to stop by the Tapjaesan Mountain observatory for an amazing view of the West Sea.
▲ Geochang Cultural Heritage Travel-gil Trail (거창 문화유산여행길)
Gyeongsangnam-do Geochang -gun’s Cultural Heritage Travel-gil Trail offers piece of history from the period of the Three States to the the Joseon Dynasty. The Trail that leads to Yongamjeong and Geochang Suseungdae Park is especially more beautiful. Enjoy the Trail Korean ancestors used to walk on.
▲ Changwon Junam Reservoir Ecology-gil Trail (창원 주남저수지 생태 둘레길)
Gyeongsangnam-do Changwon-si’s Junam Reservoir Ecology-gil Trail is where 120 different types, over 80 thousand migratory birds come to visit. With no uphill throughout the Trail, everyone can enjoy a pleasant walk. With stories of various birds and pavilions along the path, take a breather and take in the beautiful scenery.
▲ Yeongyang Wessibeoseon-gil Trail (영양 외씨버선길)
Gyeongsangbuk-do Yeongyang-gun’s Wessibeoseon-gil Trail is a road that combines nature with tradition. With forests in primitive state, the road offers nature to the fullest. The road also offers peaceful forest walk as well as a chance to look at the modern history of Korea.
▲ Asan Ginkgo Tree-gil Trail (아산 은행나무길)
Chungcheongnam-do Asan-si’s Ginkgo Tree-gil Trail has previously been chosen in the “100 beautiful roads of Korea”. With total of 3565 ginkgo trees along the Trail, you can walk on the yellow carpet of ginkgo leaves during the peak period.