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Hsuehshan Forest Recreation Area

Posted Date:2017/01/09 4979


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

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  • Highland-Birder

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    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

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    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

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    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...
  • 943kbc

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    Stunning views above the clouds

    Traveler rating:5 2018-03

    What an incredible place to take pictures as the mist streams around you. Climb to the sun and be above the clouds, surrounded by mountains and the valleys below. It's amazing. There are plenty of...
  • cats254

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    Amazing Natural Area

    Traveler rating:5 2017-12

    If you go in the winter season make sure to dress for cold. We were birding and had a guide so we made the most of the resource. Had several nice visitor areas and places to learn more about the...

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