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  • Sulfur Valley Recreation Area

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    Sulfur Valley Recreation Area

    Huge volcanic landscape that makes for a light hike

    The Sulfur Valley Recreation Area (硫磺谷遊憩區) is a picturesque volcanic landscape in Yangmingshan National Park and an excellent diversion or break spot for those exploring the park. Featuring stone paths […] More

  • Yinhe Cave Temple

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    Yinhe Cave Hiking Trail

    Easy hike that can be extended to Maokong Gondola

    The Yinhe Cave Hiking Trail (銀河洞越嶺步道) is a well known hiking trail in New Taipei that leads to Yinhe Cave Temple. A spectacular cave temple built on a mountain cliff, […] More

  • Shamaoshan

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    Mount Shamao (Shamaoshan)

    Excellent hike away from the crowds

    Mount Shamao (紗帽山), also known as Shamaoshan, is an easy hike in Yangmingshan National Park. Possible as a day trip from central Taipei or Beitou, Mount Shamao only goes up […] More

  • Tianliao Moon World

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    Tianliao Moon World

    Slightly eerie yet rather interesting badlands

    Tianliao Moon World (田寮月世界), also known as the Moon World Landscape Park, is an area of badlands in the Kaohsiung area. It is also close to central Tainan. The park […] More

  • Qixing Mountain

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    Qixing Mountain (Qixingshan)

    Classic hike in Yangmingshan

    Qixing Mountain (七星山), also known as Qixingshan, is Yangmingshan’s tallest mountain, rising to a height of 1,120 meters. A popular hike, done as a day trip from Taipei, the summit […] More