Danggogae Park

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Danggogae Park
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Danggogae Park
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Information current as of August 14, 2016


Over in north Seoul, one can find Danggogae Park. Not only does it provide access to Surak Mountain (Suraksan), but it also houses some top-notch sports facilities. Considering the park is in a relatively dense area, it is surprisingly sprawled out. There is room for quite a few visitors, all the while being able to provide a sense of privacy through its many walking trails.

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Basketball? Check. Badminton? Check. Climbing wall? Check. Access to hiking on a mountain? Check. Danggogae Park sounds like a good place, right?

Danggogae Park is not flashy, but it has plenty to offer. Take a look. Try it out.

Space To Race

The main area offers a large concrete open space. It's a great place for kids to burn some energy while running around or riding their bikes.

Trails

A walking trail can be found around the edge of the park. There are actually multiple paths. Some lead to Suraksan, while other lead to a stage and a pagoda.

Climbing Wall

The rock climbing wall is the main feature of Danggogae Park. It's tall, wide, and a true crowd pleaser. If climbing isn't your thing, there are also multiple badminton and basketball courts.

Miscellaneous

Exercise machines are scattered throughout the park. There is a children's playground for children. If you're an adult, you'll have to go to Las Vegas for your playground.

Surprisingly, there is a small area for simple gymnastics exercises. There are a few balance beams as well as gymnastics rings. Use them freely, but use them safely.

Things To Do At The Park

Nearby

Suraksan (Mountain)

Cool Down

There are drinking fountains and bathrooms on site. The park office is also open during the day.

Gallery

Does this not make you want to rush to Danggogae Park right now?

What about this one?

Check out the Danggogae Park photo album to see more pictures of the area.

How To Get There

Where: Seoul-si, Nowon-gu, Sanggye-dong

From Line 4 - Danggogae Station (당고개역):

  1. Walk out of exit 3.
  2. Walk straight for 80 meters.
  3. Look for the park on your right.

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