How about walking through Mount. Ansan(Mount) ‘the good for walk’ Jarak-gil in this spring picnic season!
In spring, wind breezes softly and makes you dreaming of walking through it. Currently, Korea Tour Organization and Korean Road & Culture Foundation selected Seodamun Mount Ansan Jarak-gil as ‘the road of good for walking in March.’ Congrats!
We, Tong, want you to recommend and introduce walking Ansan Jarak-gil because it is good for walk and wonderful for spring picnic.
Mount. Ansan(Mount) Jarak-gil opened to public back in Nov. 2013. This road is mapped as ‘circulated and cleared forest road’ so several entrances are available at the same time, such as Seodaemun’s Independence Park, Seodaemun Gu Office, Yeon-Hee Shelter in forest (Yeonhee soop-sok shimter), Hansung Science High School, upper part of Geum-Hwa Tunnel, Bongwon Temple, and Yonsei University. Total distance will be reached to 7km (4.5miles)
Now, you may wonder Mount. Ansan Jarak-gil route and difficulty.
Comprehensive information portal website for ‘the road tour through walking (http://www.koreatrails.or.kr/)’
Route: Hansung Science High School ~ Mount. Ansan Jarak-gil Chun mineral spring ~ Moo-Ak Jung(gazebo) ~ near Yeonheung mineral spring ~ Sibeom Apt. demolition site ~ Hansung Science High School
distance : 7Km / estimated trip time : 2 hours / difficulty : easy
Something to watch & something to enjoy.
Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood), Akashi tree (false acasia), nut pine, Gamunbi tree (a Korean spruce)…All these trees are placed in this road as well as shaking rock, Ner-wa styled house, Book-Café, and the stage in forest under beautiful scenery of nature. Moreover, you can look aroung Mount. Buk-han, Mount. In-wang, and The Blue House all at once.
Mount. Ansan Jarak-gil Road takes huge advantage of being the ‘circulated and cleared forest road’ as the first time ever in Korea. Slope of this road is adjusted fewer than 9% while the width of the road around 2m. Three types of ground- flat & wood covered, environment friendly solid cement and thick sand make even more comfortable road. Challenged people can easily access Jarak-gil as well. Every 50 to 100m, width 3 to 4.5m shelter exists so challenged people are simply able to turn their wheelchairs around. While walking and resting, it takes 2 and half hours to round one lap. Why don’t you take a walking trip of Mount. Anshan Jarak-gil?