Introduction

Gildong Ecological Park was
built by the Seoul Government by restoring the wetland on the roadside of Cheonho-daero. The
park maintains and preserves a wide range of flora and fauna in their natural habitats, allowing park
visitors to observe plants, animals and insects in a natural ecosystem, and to
learn about the importance of nature conservation.

 

Address: 

San 3, Gil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

Every Monday

 

 

Homepage: 

http://parks.seoul.go.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

The ecology
park does not have a parking lot. Instead, use the parking lot of the Ecology Culture Center (located
opposite the park)

※ Using public transportation is recommended due to the limited parking area
※ Only cars with electronic tags can use the parking lot.

 

 

Transportation

 

1) Gildong Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 3.
Turn left at the corner of Seonrin Building and walk for 200m.
Walk to the left and cross the street toward GS Gildong Gas Station.
Transfer to Bus 3412 and get off at Gildong Ecological Park Bus Stop (3 bus stops
away)

2) Gangdong Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 4.
Cross the street and take Bus 370.
Get off at Gangdong Xi APT / Plaza APT Bus Stop (3 bus stops
away).
Cross the road toward Gangdong Xi APT and continue walking for 560m to reach the park.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Available Facilities: 

Tourist Information Center, observation deck (marsh zone), observation deck (woodland zone), reservoir, bird observatories, wondumak (lookout shed), chogajip (thatched cottages), stonewall and stonework, outdoor observatory, outdoor lecture space, pergola, etc.

* Gildong Ecology Culter Center (Opened on April 22, 2005)
Exhibition Hall 1: Ecology of Seoul
(12 taxidermy birds, ecology exhibition, wetlands and 4 aquariums for fish from the Han River, satellite map of Seoul, etc.)

Exhibition Hall 2: Ecology of Gildong Natural Ecological Park
(large spider and honeycomb models, taxidermy wild bore, park movie, bird sounds exhibition, insects and mushroom samples etc.)

 

Restrooms: 

Available

 

Parking Fees: 

Free

 

Reservation Info. for Natives: 

1) Program
(the 1st to the 15th of every month)
Program registration period is from the 25th of the previous month at 14:00

2) Program (the 16th to the last day of every month)
Program registraion period is from the 10th of the month at 14:00

 

tel: +82-2-472-2770

zipcode: 05291

accomcount: Park tours: maximum of 30-60 people (reservation required)
Program: maximum of 15-30 people
Maximum number of visitors per day: 200

expguide: Ecology School - observation
and exploration activities with commentaries from park volunteers
※ Online
reservation required

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-472-2770

opendate: April 28, 1999

usetime: Admission time: 10:00-16:00 / Closing time 18:00 (17:00 in winter)
(10:00~17:00 for Gildong Ecology Culture Center/ closed on Mondays)

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