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Yeongsangang Bicycle Path

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The Yeongsangang Bicycle Path follows the Yeongsan River towards the southwestern tip of the country.

Discover the great Naju Plains, an inland lighthouse, and Korea’s most divisive food.

The Stats
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Start

Damyang

(담양)

← 133 km →

7 hours

End

Mokpo

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Start

Damyang

(담양)

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End

Mokpo

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Ride from Damyang Dam to Gwangju, one of Korea's largest cities.

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Continue down the Yeongsan River and end in the city of Mokpo at the edge of the Yellow Sea.

Bike Path Overview

Yeongsan River (영산강) is fed by multiple streams. At a length of 138.75 kilometers, it begins in earnest at Damyang Lake. It flows through Damyang County, Saju, Gwangju. In Mokpo, the river exits into the Yellow Sea.

The river was also known as one of the four great rivers in Korea. From early on in Korea’s history, the river provided a route to the Yellow Sea, and on to Japan and China. of the Goryeo kingdom, during the time of the three kingdoms of Korea.

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Damyang ⟷ Gwangju

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Damyang ⟷ Gwangju

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Head from the bamboo groves of Damyang toward Gwangju, Korea’s historically city.

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담양댐 인증센터
0 km (0 mi) from start
Damyang Dam certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.
메타세콰이어길 인증센터
7 km (4.5 mi) from start
Metasequoia Road certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.
담양대나무숲 인증센터
27 km (17 mi) from start
Damyang Bamboo Forest certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.
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Gwangju ⟷ Mokpo

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Gwangju ⟷ Mokpo

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Ride from Gwangju down the winding Yeongsan River. Climb a hilltop and spy a famous horseshoe bend in the river. End in the beachside city of Mokpo.

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승촌보 인증센터
58 km (36 mi) from start
Seungchon-bo certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.
죽산보 인증센터
76 km (47 mi) from start
Juksan-bo certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.
느러지 관람전망대 인증센터
97 km (60 mi) from start
Neureoji Observation Center certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.
영산강하굿둑 인증센터
133 km (82.5 mi) from start
Yeongsangang Estuary Bank certification center checkpoint stamp for Korea's Bicycle Certification system.