Yongma Waterfall Park

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Yongma Waterfall Park

Yongma Waterfall Park

Information current as of August 21, 2016

Take a second to look at the picture below. Amazing isn't it? Yongma Waterfall Park is home to one of the most amazing landscapes that can be found in Seoul. Check it out.

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The Scouting Report

Yongma Waterfall Park sits on a mountainside in far east Seoul. The three waterfalls at the rear of the park are the main reasons to visit this otherwise inauspicious park.

The middle waterfall, Yongma Waterfall, is also the tallest one at 51.4 meters. It is supposedly the tallest artificial waterfall in Asia. Yongma Waterfall is flanked on the left by Blue Dragon Waterfall with a height of 21.4 meters and to the right by White Horse Waterfall with a height of 21.2 meters.

Aside from the waterfalls, the park is a fairly sports-friendly location. It has a very nice basketball court that is easy-to-use. There are also tennis courts and a soccer field, but those must be reserved. A climbing wall is under construction and is scheduled to be opened in fall of 2015. Perhaps the most common use of the park is as an access point for Mt. Yongma. Many hikers begin their ascent of nearby Yongmasan from Yongma Waterfall Park.

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Things To Do At The Park

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Children's Playground
  • Hiking
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Walking Path

Cool Down

There is a very small kiosk at the park that sells basic snacks and beverages such as candy bars and colas.

Unfortunately, that is the best this park has to offer in the way of food and drink. It would be best to pack food and bring it with you.

Photo Gallery

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

How To Get There

Where: Seoul-si, Jungnang-gu, Myeonmok-4-dong

From Line 7 - Yongmasan Station (용마산역):

  1. Walk straight out of exit 2 for about 200 meters.
  2. Turn right.
  3. Follow the road into the park.
  4. Look for the waterfalls in the back of the park.

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