Sammaebong Peak is a park for residents, and a popular destination for tourists.
Oedolgae Rock (외돌개) is located near the park, toward the southern sea. On the top of the peak, Namseongjeong Pavilion offers an expansive view inclusive of Beomseom Island, Munseom Island, Saeseom Island and Seopseom Island, in addition to Marado Island and Gapado Island to the west. Baengnokdam Lake seems nearly within reach to visitors looking out from the peak.
Legend has it that if you stretch your hands toward the sky at night, Canopus (second-brightest star) is almost within reach. The place is regarded as one of everlasting youth, as Canopus is associated with lifespan.
Visitors can exercise and enjoy at walk at the park during the day and in the evenings.
How To Go There:
From Seogwipo Shinsigaji Intercity Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Seogwi, Goseong, Jeju, and get off at Sammaebong Peak Bus Stop (3 bus stops).