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Taichung Tourism


Dakeng Trail No. 8

Dakeng Trail No. 8



Beitun District

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Starting Point:Jiancheng Alley Ending Point:Fengdongshi Park

Dakeng Trail No. 8 is 0.95 kilometers in length, at an elevation between 190 and 353 meters. Half of the trail is log walkways, and the other half is industrial roads. Except for the section near Fengdongshi that is slightly steep, the rest of the trail is almost flat. Most visitors take Trail No. 6 to Fengdongshi, then from there take Trail No. 8 downhill back to the trail entrance. It only takes about 40 minutes to return from Fengdongshi to the trail entrance.

There are pavilions, parking lots , viewing platforms, and restrooms in Fengdongshi Park. Many visitors enjoy the cool shades, make tea, and chat under the trees.

Pre-trip preparation

It is recommended to bring drinking water in personal bottles.

Visitors are recommended to wear footwear, clothing, and hats suitable for hiking.

There are mosquitoes and other insects in the mountains. It is recommended to wear light-colored, long-sleeved shirts and pants. Apply insect repellent as needed.

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Equipped with physical training facilities or park facilities, this trail is suitable for physical exercises. This trail is gentle in slope, suitable for people of all ages.





Vistor tips

This trail connects to Dakeng Trails No. 6 and 7. Different routes can be taken to get into and out of the mountain area.

This trail is gentle in slope, with many rest stops on the way, suitable for visitors of all ages.


Hikers can turn around and take the same way back. Please consider your fitness level to estimate the time required for a round-trip hike.

Dakeng Trails No. 6, 7, 8, 9, and 9-1 are suitable for people of all ages, while Trails No. 1 to 5 and No. 5-1 are more challenging and suitable for experienced hikers only. Dakeng Trails No. 1 to 5, 5-1, and 10 are featured by steep slopes, not recommended for people with heart disease or in poor physical conditions.

Please take away the garbage you produced along the trail.

Do not feed or disturb wild animals.

Do not build a fire, barbecue, or use gas stoves in the mountains.

To avoid bee stinging, please do not make noise or disturb the bees when you see them. Hikers are advised not to wear perfume or clothes in bright colors. The rule of thumb is, always keeping distance from the bees.

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