Walks listed with the most recent at the top. There might be some overlap between moderate and challenging hikes.
SANYUAN RIDGE TRAIL (三員縱走)
Miaoli tends to get overlooked by visitors to Taiwan, but the area has a wealth of wonderful hiking trails for anyone who strays off the beaten path and goes in search of somewhere quiet. Sanyuan Trail is a good example of the kind of unexpected gem that you can enjoy if you visit this part of the world. It’s a straightforward ridge hike with views, fun climbs, and a cute little town at either end.Keep reading
SHEN-XIAN TRAIL (神仙縱走)
Shen-Xian Trail is an exhilarating ridge walk in Miaoli which will give you a great day’s workout.Keep reading
HUOYAN SHAN (火炎山)
Fire Mountain’s flame-red slopes are an instantly recognisable landmark for motorists driving between Taichung and Miaoli. This formerly restricted nature reserve is home to a Minor 100 Peak, and has some of the most unique terrain that you’re likely to find in Taiwan.Keep reading
MOUNT XIANGTIANHU LOOP (三角湖山/向天湖山/光天高山O型)
Tucked away in the hills of Miaoli’s Nanzhuang Township, the trail up to Mount Xiangtianhu leads you on a fabulous walk from a picturesque indigenous village, through misty forests to three different peaks.Keep reading
JIALI MOUNTAIN (加里山)
Expect beautiful scenery and splendid forest as you climb up to the summit of Miaoli’s Jiali Mountain.Keep reading
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