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Choansan camping ground in Seoul opens on June 1

Posted May. 24, 2017 07:04,   

Updated May. 24, 2017 07:20


Choansan camping ground in Nowon-gu, Seoul, opens on June 1. The camping pitch is the 6th site operated by the Seoul city government and is located near to Nokcheon Station (line 1) three minutes walk.

The camping ground has 54 sites to set up a tent and is available to accommodate 216 people based on four persons per tent each day. Small playgrounds and outdoor hinoki cypress foot baths are prepared for family campers. Families of infants and toddlers can use cabin houses (log houses) equipped with a double-deck bed and air conditioning and heating.

The camp sites are separated in four groups and charged differently. The daily usage fee of a general camp site is 15,000 won, a deck space on slopes, where campers can park their vehicles next to the tents, and a cabin house are charged at 25,000 won and 30,000 won, respectively. Users can also use the power of up to 600W that is sufficient to use an electric pad with no extra charge. However, the camping ground does not provide tents or other camping equipments.

The reservation for next month starts at 9 a.m. on next Monday in the website of Parks and Mountains of Seoul (parks.seoul.go.kr) and the management office of the camping ground.

Jeong-Soo Hong hong@donga.com