Seoul City Bans Mountain Bikes on Hiking Trails

Limited to designated forest trails by Seoul City

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Seoul City Bans Mountain Bikes on Hiking Trails | Limited to designated forest trails by Seoul City
Seoul City Bans Mountain Bikes on Hiking Trails | Limited to designated forest trails by Seoul City

Recently, local governments have been struggling with issues caused by mountain biking. Seoul, a city known for its numerous accessible mountains, has faced increasing damage to hiking trails due to mountain bikers. This includes the destruction of steps installed to prevent hikers from slipping, which raises concerns about pedestrian safety and environmental impact.

In response to these concerns, on May 27th, Seoul City Council member Seo Jun-o proposed an amendment to the "Ordinance on Forest Culture and Recreation of Seoul Metropolitan Cit