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Cherry Blossom Season


Taichung City ─ Dongshi Forest Garden (Tungshih Forest)
Dongshi Forest Garden (Tungshih Forest)-
Dongshi Forest Garden or called Tungshih Forest is located in Taichung. The over 200 hectares resort spot is nicknamed “Four Corners Forest” due to the lustrous greenery. Only 8 km from the Tungshih Town center, there are many roads and hiking routes leads to the forest farm. The farm was originally a reforested land, after twenty to thirty years of careful cultivated, the land is now covered with dense forest and farmland. At an altitude of 500 meters, the area is a wonderful getaway from the summer heat.

Dongshi Forest Garden scenery changes distinctively throughout four seasons. The Youth Activity Center in the farm is the center of all activities. It is well equipped with BBQ pits, camping ground, cottages, forest pool, horse riding course, orange farm, Mysterious Valley and Lover’s Valley. It also has the largest out in the wild physical training center in the county. The facilities are laid according to age, gender and physique; all in all, eight sections. Among these facilities are the pool games, obstacle course for the handicappers, artificial skiing lanes and more.

Tungshih Forest is also well known recently for the fireflies watching. The forest is so well managed, clean source of water and environment is the best habitat for fireflies. During March and April, would be the best time to come fireflies watching. Other interesting insects like stag beetles and many more are there to be discovered. With the rich natural resource, Dongshi Forest Garden is a wonderful visit to enjoy for everyone in your family.
Leon Tsai
scenery features:

Dongshi Forest Garden is named the most beautiful forest garden in Central Taiwan. Plant, bird, fireflies watching and physical training facilities, Dongshi Forest Garden has everything for everyone to enjoy.

opening hours:

Dongshi Forest Garden
Contact Number

service facilities:

Guide Tour in Mandarin available
Seminar rooms and assembly hall available with equipments for rent
Tents, sleeping bags, blanket, barbeque and camping service available for rent

expenditure brief:

Ticket Fee
Full Pass NT$200 (group over 30 members NT$200/person)
Student Pass NT$200 6 to 12 years old children or students with id (group over 30 members NT$160/person)
Concession Pass NT$125 3 to 6 years old children, over 65 years old elders, handicapped with one escort
Children under 3 years old is free of charge but supervision is required

The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice.

available parking areas:

Parking Lot
Large Vehicle NT$100
Small Vehicle NT$50
Motorcycle NT$30

google map

By Car
Highway no.1 exit on Fongyuan Interchange
Take no.10甲 (zhongzheng rd.) to Fongyuan
Switch to Provincial Highway no.3 then Shilin Rd. to the farm

By Railway
To reach Dongshi Forest Garden from Fongyuan Railway Station, take the 209 bus operated by Fongyuan (Fongyuan Bus Station is diagonally across from Fongyuan Railway Station).

By Bus
From Taichung City or Fungyuan, take the Fungyuan express bus bound for Tungshih.
From Taipei or Taichung City, take the Taichi Express Bus bound for Li Shan or from Taipei West Station,
take the bus bound for Tungshih route and alight at Tungshih stop. Passing the Shihlin Commercial Road,
walk about 2 hours to the farm. The entire distance is about 8 km. Alternatively, take the Fungyuan Express Bus direct to the forest farm.
They make three trips per day.

Taiwan Cherry Blossom Season