Yongjeong Forest Park

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Basic info

  • Address70, 1sunhwan-ro 1514beon-gil, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do (Yongjeong-dong)
  • Contact for inquire82-43-540-7073
  • SummaryYongjeong Forest Park is an urban forest ecology park by the foot of a mountain next to Kim Soo-nyung Archery Center. The park has a 2km-long trail as well as 2 resting places, 2 forest gyms, 1 pavilion, and 8 forest information centers. Plant name tags and information boards give information about the forest to hikers so they can enjoy the benefits of the forest while working out. The place is the starting point of the Nakgasan Mountain - Geotdaesan Mountain (Beacon Fire Station)-Sandangsanseong Fortress climbing trail.

Detailed Information

Yongjeong Forest Park offers a refreshing resting place in the city. People can enjoy nature in monthly activities such as a forest education class for kids. Forest guides offer interesting stories about the forest.

Month Program (hands-on activities)
  • Does a tree have a heart?
  • Switch places (learning to yield in a small space)
  • Let’s learn about rosettes.
  • Sprouts come out! (planting sprouts)
  • Natural purifier (learn about the water purification process)
  • Sending seeds far away
  • Ants’ tug-of-war (imitate a small but mighty ant)
  • Insects’ pheromones (see ants communicate via smells)
  • Becoming larvae and imagoes
  • Insect traps
  • Train play (learn how to see the forest through games)
  • Find the honey (look for flowers through their smells like bees do)
  • Forest bath (taking a bath in woods)
  • Organisms that make the soil
  • Decorating fairy tales
  • Finding different leaves
  • Experience of primitive times (make a house with your bare hands)
  • Fossil excavation (dinosaur bones have been dug up)
  • Spider play (making spider webs)
  • Forest exhibition (search for beautiful scene and decorate it)
  • Leaves frames
  • Insect eye magnifying glass
  • How do squirrels prepare for winter?
  • Insects in symbiotic relationships (exploring co-existence relationship)
  • Roll acorns (working with friends)

How to come

Cheongju IC - Move 10.79km along Garosu-ro - Turn right towards ‘Provincial Office, Provincial Assembly’ at Sangdang Sageori - Move 571m along Sangdang-ro - Turn left at Former Namgung Hospital Sageori towards ‘Sangdangsanseong Fortress, Cheongju Zoo, Cheongju National Museum’ Move 731m along Yongdam-ro – Towards the right - Move 904m along Junggogae - Turn left - Move 301m - Turn right - Move 120m along Homi-ro