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This varied walk follows a beautiful reclaimed historic trail alongside a stream and then climbs to a ridge line with views over Taoyuan City as well as some of the county’s more remote villages.
This trail in Taoyuan’s Fuxing District boasts dramatic mountainscapes, wonderful old forest scenery, some seriously tiring walking and just a touch of adrenalin-stoking danger.
A short and simple Sunday afternoon type of stroll. For anyone wanting more of a workout, there’s always the option to include the adjoining Wu Jiu Tong Trail.
A quiet leg-stretch through the hills and farmland of Guishan township. Come in April or May to enjoy the tung blossom that gives the trail its name.
A leisurely loop walk which starts out from a very ‘Taiwan-feeling’ village community. You’ll pass university buildings, small ponds and a temple as well as meander through allotments and a graveyard. On clear days, there are views of layered hills out towards Sanxia and beyond from the easternmost point of the walk.
This unexpectedly enjoyable loop just south of Shimen reservoir combines a fun upwards scramble with attractive views from the peak and a much gentler route down.
A gentle and shaded forest park, walk – come here to get a feel for how the locals like to spend family weekends together.
A quiet and pretty hiking trail just outside of Taipei. Along the way you can enjoy quirks of nature like the thousand year banyan tree and a lily pond half way up a mountain (well, it’s more of a big hill really).
An enjoyable stroll through shady forest with views of the HSR.
A nice shaded wander around a little strip of wooded land.
A moderate afternoon hike up an old cattle path with a minor peak at the top.
A challenging climb will lead you to this wild hotspring hidden in the shade of a valley.
Let nature indulge you in this wild hot spring.
Short and simple walk with views over Taoyuan’s Yangmei District.
Short, easy-access walk around a reservoir for days when you're not up for climbing a mountain.
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