Nokbeonseo Neighborhood Park
Situated at the back of Eunpyeong-gu Municipal Government, Nokbeonseo Neighborhood Park has become a comfortable rest area for many residents. In the park, there are also a natural learning center where different species of wildflowers and native crops are growing, a lookout shed, benches, stone lanterns and animal sculptures. With Eunpyeong Culture & Arts Center nearby, Nokbeonseo Neighborhood Park offers residents opportunities to enjoy both nature and culture. Despite being the smallest and low-lying park, the park boasts diverse tree species, and particularly, well-growing pine trees which are not affected by conifers are the pride of the park.
Bukhansan Eco Park
Bukhansan Eco Park has been built since 2008 and is situated near Gugi Tunnel in Bulgwang-dong, offering residents places to rest as well as opportunities to connect with nature. Along with the rose park in Nokbeon-dong, Bukhansan Eco Park is loved by many hikers as well as residents.
Hyangnim Neighborhood Park
Hyangnim Neighborhood Park is divided into Section 1 and Section 2. Section 1 connects Eunpyeong Police Station to Bakseok Pass of Tongil-ro with Yeonseo-ro in the middle. Section 2, on the other hand, covers Bulgwang Middle School across Eunpyeong Police Station and Bukhansan National Park’s Ticket Booth. As Eunpyeong-gu’s signature park, Hyangnim Neighborhood Park has major facilities, including a community sports center, football grounds, tennis courts, and 70 other sports・convenience facilities. There are 93 species of trees growing in the park (36 tall trees, 10 medium-sized trees, 34 small trees, and 13 climbing plants). Many of elder trees which are dubbed “medicine cabinet” in western countries for being widely used as medicine are mostly found in Section 1.
Jingwan Neighborhood Park
Imalsan Mountain with an elevation of 132.7 m is Jingwan Neighborhood Park itself. “Imal” means “jasmines,” and the origin of the name remains unknown. The size of Jingwan Neighborhood Park is 1,313,671.9 m², stretching from Gupabal Waterfall to Bukhansan National Park. 35 fitness equipment and rest facilities are available in the park. During the Joseon Dynasty, people from Hanyang visited this park to visit their ancestors’ graves and pay respect. This is the reason why there are so many graves during the Joseon Dynasty all over the park.
Yeonsinnae Mulbit Park
Yeonsinnae Mulbit Park is easily accessible from the elevator of Yeonsinnae Station on subway Line 3 or 6. The park serves as a place where people can meet and take a break as well as a cultural facility where many performances and events take place. Yeonsinnae Station plays an integral role in keeping nearby streams clean by releasing clean groundwater into Bulgwangcheon Stream. And with its clean groundwater, Yeonsinnae Station serves as a waterfront area of Yeonsinnae Mulbit Park. Therefore, it is safe to say that the station represents the regional history, symbols, convenience and efficiency. Yeonsinnae Mulbit Park is loved by many locals as a natural and cultural attraction because anyone can access both water and music events which take place on the first Thursday of each month from April to October.
Sinsa Neighborhood Park
Sinsa Neighborhood Park makes up green areas in the northwestern suburb of Seoul. It stretches to Bongsan Park, Maebongsan Mountain, and World Cup Park in the south and covers Jingwan and·Galhyun Neighborhood Parks and Bukhansan Mountain to the east. With the ridge widely stretching to the south and north and the highest peak being 270 m, Sinsa Neighborhood Park is a relatively flat mountain. Also, locals have easy access to the park through hiking trails that connect the residential areas and the park. Sinsa Neighborhood Park is a mountain with a well-protected ecosystem where red-leaved hornbeam forests are concentrated, which are hard to see in central Seoul. The park is currently used as Aengbongsan Forest Exploration trail where visitors can feel and learn the history, culture and natural ecosystems of Eunpyeong-gu.
Seooreung Urban Nature Park
Seooreung Urban Nature Park is called Aengbongsan Mountain because it is a habitat for many orioles. The park stretches from Gupabal Tongil-ro-byun to Seooreung-ro, encompassing Jingwan-dong and Galhyeon 1/2-dong. With the ridge cutting through Dongsan-dong and Yongdu-dong of Goyang-si (Gyeonggi-do), Seooreung is a historic site situated at the southwest of Aengbongsan Mountain. The Gupabal Tapgol part of Seooreung Urban Nature Park was selected as a forest exploration course, which is currently operated by the Eunpyeong-gu Office. The park also offers a forest exploration program led by instructors, and anyone can participate in the program. The program takes place on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays and 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from April to November.
Bulgwang Neighborhood Park
Bulgwang Neighborhood Park is a park surrounded by breathtaking Bukhansan Mountain in the north. It is densely concentrated residential areas and arterial roads in the west, encompassing green areas such as Bongsan Mountain and World Cup Park, Hangang River, Tongil-ro, and Bulgwang-ro. Many multi-use community facilities, including houses and schools, are situated around this park; Bulgwang Neighborhood Park is a green rest area that serves as a place to take a stroll and spend leisure time for residents and a place to learn about nature for students. A public library with 380 seats is located nearby, and 72 sports facilities and convenience facilities are available around major hiking trails, adding convenience to the lives of residents.
Bongsan Urban Nature Park
Covering Eunpyeong-gu of Seoul and Goyang-si of Gyeonggi-do, Bongsan Urban Nature Park is surrounded by residential ares, encompassing Baekryunsan and Bukhansan Mountains to the east and World Cup Park and Maebongsan Mountain to the south. The park is easily accessible to residents as its highest peak is only 210 m, and it has gentle slopes and hiking trails. The major facilities of Bongsan Urban Nature Park include Suguksa Temple, which was built during the Joseon Dynasty (1459), and four mineral springs. There are also more than 600 sports and convenience facilities around the major hiking trails. As its name suggests, Bongsan Urban Nature Park was a crucial path where Bonghwa, major means of communication in the past, was delivered from remote regions to central regions. By excavating and reorganizing written historical records, beacons were set up, and they are located nearby Seooreung where the kings and queens during the Joseon Dynasty—Yejong and Sukjong, and queens—are buried: Changneung, Myeongneung, Ingneung, Hongreung and Gyeongneung Royal Tombs. At the back of Soongsil High School, there is Cypress Tree Healing Forest where visitors can experience the relaxing effects of phytoncides. There are also a barrierfree forest trail and observatories which have a great view of Bukhansan Mountain and are easily accessible for baby carriages and the disabled.