Along the Han River, in the western reaches of Seoul, Nanji Hangang Park provides numerous recreational activities. Among them are camping, fishing, a mountain bike course, and a skate park. The skate park isn't much. It isn't going to thrill any seasoned skater, but it makes for a fun diversion from doing nothing.
Nanji Hangang Park's skate park's features are not that fancy or big. They would not entertain Tony Hawk for too long--if at all. However, it is a great collection of ramps, stairs, and boxes that are more than enough to give the average skater a few thrills.
For any BMX riders out there, a BMX dirt track is right next to the skate park. Score.
The scenery is incredible: Han River on one side and a mountain on the other.
Most of the features are small. It is perfect for beginners.
It takes a little effort to get there. It is not close to a subway station or bus stop.
Most of the park's features are small. It is more for beginners.
Leave your wallet at home. Access to this park is as free as it gets.
Bring your own skates or bike. There is no rental shop.
There is no supervision. Skate at your own risk.
A GS25 convenience store is nearby. Get your energy drinks there.
To see more photos, check out the Nanji Han River Skate Park photo album.
Where: Seoul-si, Mapo-gu, Sangam-dong
From Line 6 - World Cup Stadium (월드컵 경기장):
-Go out exit 1. You will immediately see World Cup Stadium. Look for stairs outside the stadium that go up to the concourse level. Go up the stairs and follow the concourse around the stadium in a clock-wise direction.
-A quarter of the way around the stadium, use the pedestrian overpass to walk into Peace Park. From here, the best thing to do is find signs that point towards Nanji Han River Park. Follow the signs. When you finally reach the Han River, follow it downstream (to the right). The path that meanders beside the river will lead straight past the skate park.
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Originally posted February 8, 2015
Updated September 4, 2015