Aowanda National Forest – 奧萬大國家森林遊樂區

Explore the adventurous side of Taiwan by discovering the wonders of one of Taiwan’s best kept secrets – Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area. Located in Nantou County, this site is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts visiting or living in Taiwan.

From trails to mountains and forests, from waterfalls to wildlife, this destination is a must-see destination in Taiwan.

Huisun Forest Area 惠蓀林場

Explore the adventurous side of Taiwan by discovering the wonders of one of Taiwan’s best kept secrets – Huisun Forest Area. Located in Nantou County, this site is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts visiting or living in Taiwan.

From trails to mountains and forests, from waterfalls to wildlife, this destination is a must-see destination in Taiwan.

Fire Mountain Nature Reserve -火炎山自然保留區

Fire Mountain, also known as Huo Yan Shan or Flaming Mountain, is a nature reserve situated by the borders of Miaoli and Taichung. It used to be closed to the public to protect the endangered species and the sensitive ecosystem, however after significant trail restoration and improved safety features, it has been reopened for everyone.Continue reading “Fire Mountain Nature Reserve -火炎山自然保留區”

Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei

Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei Winter, summer, spring, or fall, Taiwan’s adventures are fit for all! Taiwan’s outdoor opportunities are endless. Whether trekking through the high mountains, camping in Taiwan’s vast forests, river tracing or rock climbing, you’ll need gear. Specific outdoor equipment is necessary for specific outdoor activities, and with opportunities forContinue reading “Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei”

Xitou Nature Education Area -溪頭森林遊樂區

Xitou Nature Education Area is located in central Taiwan in the picturesque Lugu Township in Nantou County. Part of an experimental forest belonging to the National Taiwan University, this destination features beautifully preserved broad-leaved forests and an abundance of cedars, spruces, and many other different kinds of trees. Due to its unique ecology, this regionContinue reading “Xitou Nature Education Area -溪頭森林遊樂區”

Matcha Mountain – 抹茶山

Gaining notoriety in 2019, Matcha Mountain (抹茶山) has become one of the more popular hiking destinations in Northern Taiwan. As the story goes, the origin of the name comes from a Japanese photographer, who visited the area in 2019. When he arrived at the viewing platform he thought that the wavy green color of vegetationContinue reading “Matcha Mountain – 抹茶山”

Guanwu National Forest Recreation Area – 觀霧國家森林遊樂區

Explore the adventurous side of Taiwan by discovering the wonders of one of Taiwan’s best kept secrets – Guanwu National Forest Recreation Area.

From trails to mountains and forests, from waterfalls to wildlife, this destination is a must-see destination in Taiwan.

Daxueshan National Forest Recreation Area – 大雪山國家森林遊樂區

One of 12 designated National Forests in Taiwan, Daxueshan National Forest (meaning Great/Big Snow Mountain in Mandarin Chinese) covers a massive area of nearly 4,000 hectares in Heping District in eastern Taichung County. Like several of the other National Forest Recreation Areas in Taiwan, Daxueshan also boosts a unique history of timber extraction. Now this siteContinue reading “Daxueshan National Forest Recreation Area – 大雪山國家森林遊樂區”

Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area 滿月圓國家森林遊樂區.

One of 12 designated National Forests in Taiwan, Manyueyuan (meaning Full Moon) in Mandarin Chinese is a beautiful national forest that closely follows the meandering Dabao River (大豹溪) in southern New Taipei City. Less than an 1 1/2 hours south of Taipei and with plenty of points of interest and trails to explore, Manyueyuan National ForestContinue reading “Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area 滿月圓國家森林遊樂區.”