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Seoul Forest (서울숲)   
Seoul Forest (서울숲)
Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
  • Seoul Forest (서울숲)
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685, Seongsu1-ga 1-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
서울 성동구 성수1가1동 685번지 일대
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-460-2905, 2921
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
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Opened on June 18, 2005, Seoul Forest had previously undergone a series of changes on Ttukseom (Ttuk Island). In the past the forest had been a royal hunting ground for kings and served as a military inspection facility. But, in more recent decades the area has served a wide variety of functions. Ttukseom initially served as a water-treatment facility, and later as a golf course, horse racing track, and eventually a sports park.

Consisting of five parks spread over 350,000 pyeong (approximately 1.16 million ㎡) of land, Seoul Forest is an eco-friendly zone appreciated not only by the people of the city but also those visiting Seoul. Seoul Forest is rapidly developing into the premium city-park of Korea like Hyde Park in London and Central Park in New York.

* Cultural Art Park (220,000㎡)
Situated in the heart of Seoul Forest, the Cultural Art Park features Seoul Forest Square, Ttukseom Family Field, decorative flower beds, a visitors’ center, a skate park, an outdoor stage, a waterside lounge (restaurant), an in-forest open space, an in-forest play ground and a water play area.

* Ecological Forest (165,000㎡)
The Ecological Forest, once an area covered by the Hangang River, has been transformed into an eco-forest connecting the Han and Jungnang-cheon (Jungnang stream). This natural habitat for wildlife animals is home to fallow deer, formosan deer, elks, chipmunks, mandarin ducks, mallards, spot-billed ducks and moorhens, there is also an observatory to help visitors get a better view of the local wildlife.

* Nature Experiencing Study Field (85,000㎡)
Occupying the structure of the former Ttukseom Water Treatment Facility, this refurbished educational area was established to house an insect botanical garden, a wild flower garden, a themed flower garden, an event ground and a surrounding protective forest.

* Wetlands Ecological Field (70,000㎡)
Making use of the local reservoir’s natural environment, the Wetlands Ecological Field contains a wetlands ecological management office, an ecological playground, an outdoor nature classroom, a bird observatory, a wetlands flower garden and a botanical garden fed with local, clear waters.

* Hangang River Waterside Park (33,000㎡)
Located southwest of Seoul Forest, this riverside area at the junction of the Hangang River and Jungnang-cheon features a waterfront park, a marina and a rest area.
+82-2-460-2905, 2921
Opening date
June 18, 2005
Activity Information
Experience Programs
- Family eco tour, insect class, deer feeding experience, etc.
- Reservations: Homepage (Korean) / Tel: +82-2-462-0253
Operating Hours
24/7 (Open all year round)

Ecological Forest
Summer season: 07:00-20:00 / Winter season: 08:00-18:00

Insect Garden
10:00-17:00 (Last admission: 16:40, Closed on Mondays)

Eco Learning Center
10:00-17:00 (Last admission: 16:40, Closed on Mondays)

Visitor Center
Summer season: 10:00-18:00 / Winter season: 10:00-17:00
Parking Facilities
172 parking spaces
Inquiries: +82-2-462-2777
Parking Fees
Small cars: 300 won per 10min
Large-sized vehicles: 600 won per 10min
Available Facilities
[Theme Parks]
Arts & Culture Park, Nature Experience Center, Eco Forest, Marsh Eco Park, Hangang Riverside Park

[Main Facilities]
Outdoor theater, Seoul Forest Plaza, nature playground, walking trail, bike path, special events area, insect garden, etc.
Admission Fees
Facility Utilization Fees
* Bike rental fees (per hour)
Adults (Single Bikes): 3,000 won 
Adults (Tandem Bikes): 6,000 won 
Children: 3,000 won
Facilities for the Handicapped
Wheelchair rental services (Visitor Center), reserved parking spaces
Baby Stroller Rentals
Available (Visitor Center)
Try not to take a pet in order to preserve ecology and make visitors use conveniently.
1) Seoul Forest Station (Subway Bundang Line), Exit 3. (5min-walk)
2) Ttukseom Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 8. (15min-walk)

Take bus 2014, 2412, 2413 or 2224, and get off at Seoul Forest.

Take bus 141, 145, 148 or 410, and get off at the backgate of Seoul Forest.

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