Dongshi Forest Garden (Tungshih Forest)
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.
Dongshi Forest Garden
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
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
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
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).
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.