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Hsuehshan Forest Recreation Area

Posted Date:2021/08/13 6444


Hsuehshan Forest Recreation Area is located on the back section of the Southwestern part of the Hsuehshan main peak. The altitude goes from the highest little Hsuehshan to the Southwestern An Ma Mountain, Boat Shape Mountain, Shao Lai Mountain, and extends to Shao Lai Shi River Valley, which is approximately 1,000 meters in height. In the early years, it used to be an important tree farm in Central Taiwan. The forest is rich in plants with three forest zones: hot, warm, and cold, each with its unique ecology.
Hsuehshan Forest Recreation AreaHsuehshan Forest Recreation Area


No.27, Xueshan Rd., Heping Dist., Taichung City
Official website
Official website
Open time
Holiday 200,Non-holiday 150

Service Facilities

  • Service Center
  • Canteen
  • Payphone
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • View
  • Trail
  • Bus stop

How to Get There



Traveler rating:4.5 57 comments Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 0 Poor
  3. 3 Average
  4. 22 Very Good
  5. 32 Excellent

Trip Type

  1. 1 Business
  2. 10 Couples
  3. 2 Solo travel
  4. 21 Family
  5. 14 Friends getaway
  • MaggieT6

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Wonderful resource

    Traveler rating:5 2019-11

    This forest is well served with toilet stops and good parking, well signed trails. Wonderful fresh air.
  • rebeccacD7276EF

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    Off the beaten path

    Traveler rating:5 2019-09

    I had just arrived in Taiwan the night before but my brother took me and my friend along with his teenage boy for a hike. It's about a good two hours of windy mountainous drive up from the city...
  • Highland-Birder

    Trip Type:


    Top Birdwatching Location

    Traveler rating:5 2018-12

    My wife and I spent several days in the Dasyushan Forest during our recent birdwatching tour of Taiwan 🇹🇼. This was the only area where we managed to see the endemic Mikado Pheasant along with many...
  • Gaia-son

    Trip Type:

    Solo travel

    Beautiful Nature Park nearby Taichung

    Traveler rating:5 2018-11

    This is a very beautiful nature park just 2 hours drive from the Taichung. It has got misty cedar forest, many over 2000M green mountains, lots of birds and of course fresh air and...
  • jimmyy913

    Trip Type:


    Excellent area for bird watching

    Traveler rating:5 2018-10

    Able to see a lot of rare birds during my 3-day visit at Dasyueshan. The hostel at 43K was great. Besides birding, the area was also great for hiking. Sceneries will make you speechless. Highly...

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