Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area

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Located within Jhihben Hot Spring area of Taitung County, Taiwan, Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area spans an area about 110.08 hectares, with an altitude ranging from 125-650 meters. With a location in southeast Taiwan, Jhihben area has a humid warm climate with an average temperate about 22 degrees Celsius, where a variety of plants can be found such as evergreen broadleaf, primeval ficus forest, Formosan moth orchid, as well as rich biological resources and forest habitants making Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area an excellent place for forest baths and finding migratory birds during winter.

Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area is famed for its trails, including the scenic trail, steep slope trial, and forest bath trail. The scenic trail starts from the tourist information center passing mesmerizing spots such as waterfalls and garden. The scenic trail takes about a 45 minute walk to complete, suitable for elderly and children. The 320 meter-long steep slope trail that has a difference in slope up to 150 meters, is a challenging trail for adventurous visitors. The forest bath trail is about 1.8 kilometer-long, where one may find Big-leaf mahogany forest, Taiwan ash trees, camphor trees and many other forests offering the best place for phytoncid. Guanlin Suspension Bridge is another highlight of Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area for panoramic views overlooking surroundings and river.

As the famous Jhihben Hot Spring is just about 2 kilometers away from Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area, visitors may experience a memorable hot spring bath and enjoy a great day embraced by rich nature beauties.

 

opening hours:

Opening hours:
07:00-17:00 (07:00-18:00 in July-September)

expenditure brief:

Weekday:
Adult: twd 80
Discount ticket: twd 10

Weekend:
Adult: twd 100
Discount ticket: twd 50

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

Directions:

Drive on your own:
1. No. 5 National Highway (國道5號): No. 1 National Highway (國道一號) -> Sizih Interchange (汐止交流道) -> No. 5 National Highway (國道5號) -> Xuehshan Tunnel (雪山隧道) -> Suao Interchange (蘇澳交流道) -> No. 9 Provincial Highway (台9號) -> No. 11 Provincial Highway (台11線) -> Taitung City (台東市) ¬-> Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)

2. No. 5 National Highway (國道5號): No. 3 National Highway (國道3號) -> Nangang Interchange (南港交流道) -> No. 5 National Highway (國道5號) -> Xuehshan Tunnel (雪山隧道) -> Suao Interchange (蘇澳交流道) -> No. 9 Provincial Highway (台9號) -> No. 11 Provincial Highway (台11線) -> Taitung City (台東市) ¬-> Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)

3. No. 9 Provincial Highway(台9線): Kaohsiung (高雄) -> No. 1 Provincial Highway (台1線) -> Fenggang (楓港) -> No. 9 Provincial Highway (台9線) -> Dawu (大武) -> Taimali (太麻里) -> Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)

4. No. 20 Provincial Highway: Kaohsiung (高雄) ->No. 22 Provincial Highway (台22線) -> Jiasian (甲仙) -> Tienchih (天池) -> Yakou (啞口) -> Guanshan (關山) -> No. 9 Provincial Highway (台9線) -> Taitung City (台東市) -> Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)

By train:
1. Take train to old Taitung Train Station (台東舊火車站) -> Bus bound for Jhihben (知本) -> Jhihben stop (知本站) -> Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)
2. Take train to Jhihben Train Station (知本火車站) -> take a taxi to Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)

By Bus:
1. Take Dingdong Bus (鼎東客運) from Taitung City (台東市) to Inner Jhihben Hot Spring area (內溫泉) -> Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)
2. Take Taichi Bus (台汽客運) bound for Taitung (台東) from Kaohsiung East Station (高雄東站)/Pingtung Train Station (屏東火車站)/Fenggang (楓港) to Jhihben stop (知本站) -> take a taxi to Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area (知本國家森林遊樂區)


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