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Yeongsangang
Bicycle Path

Follow the Yeongsan River towards the Yellow Sea on Korea's fertile planes.

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
Start
Damyang County

(담양군)

← 133 km →

7 hours

End
Mokpo City
(목포시)
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Start
Damyang County
(담양군)
End
Mokpo City
(목포시)
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Highlights

City-to-City Path Breakdown

Ride from Damyang Dam to Gwangju.

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

Down the Yeongsan River, end at the Yellow Sea.

Down the Yeongsan River, end in the city of Mokpo at the edge of the Yellow Sea.

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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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Cities on the Yeongsan River

Below find a complete list of cities, counties, and provinces on the North Han River. You can also find links in the bike path breakdowns.

Hanam City (하남시; Hanam-si) is satellite cities of Seoul (서울특별시; Seoul-si). First established in 1989, the city closely ties itself to the capital, borrowing many resources, including a subway (Line 5; 5호선) and commuter train (Gyeongui–Jungang Line; 경의·중앙선).

Yangpyeong County (양평군) sits on the South Han River (남한강; Namhangang) near the middle-north of South Korea. Its borders touch the bottom of Hanam City (하남시) in the north and the top of Yeoju City (여주시) in the south.