The mountain forest takes on a new appearance each season, always waiting for the whole family to visit to spend some quality leisure time there.Climate :
Summer and autumn is the typhoon season so be careful to check the weather forecast before setting out.Equipment :
Sun hat, mosquito repellant, water bottle, dry food, Tyrolean pole, personal medication, gloves.
The route is an easy recreational trail suited to all the family.
The sunlight drips through the gaps in the lush canopy, the gentle breeze spreads invigorating natural Phytoncides. Bring your family and friends for a relaxing forest stroll.
The trail is not far from the ocean and on the whole route the sound of waves can be heard. From high on the trail, expansive views of the endless ocean and the Dawu River river mouth can be enjoyed and the lines and rhythm of the waves and the surf seen. The scenery is very pleasing and makes this a great spot to relax or to take the whole family on a leisurely hike.
1.1Km 30, takes 30 minutes to complete; suited to all the family
Trail surface situation：Wooden sleeper steps, dirt path
Transport directions：Proceed along Provincial Highway 9 towards Dawu to the 435 K point, turn onto Dawu Sreet and follow the signs to Dawu Work Station and you will see the trail entrance at the side.
The park has four grid shaped hiking trails, the Scenic Trail, the Tough Guy Trail, The Forest Shower Trail and the Ficus Shade Trail; it also has a medicinal plant botanical garden, a botanical garden, picnic area, a flowing water reflexology area, offering a varied forest ecological experience to visitors.
Scenic Trail 0.8Km, Tough Guy Trail 0.414 Km, The Forest Shower Trail 2.1 Km and the Ficus Shade Trail 2.1 Km.
Opening times：07:00～17:00 (closes one hour later July-September)
Full ticket price:NT$100
Ordinary concessionary ticket:NT$80 for non holiday entry and groups of over 20 people.
Half-price ticket:NT$50, applicable to police and military personnel and students.
Preferential tixcket:NT$10, applicable to people aged 65 years old, the disabled and children under 115 cm tall.
Transport directions：Follow Provincial Highway 9 towards Zhiben, follow the signs left onto Taitung County Road 58 Township Road and proceed in the direction of Jhihben Hot Spring Scenic Area.
Carp Mountain gets its name because of its shape. The area has many trails as well as several important viewing pavilions named carp head, carp eye, carp back, and carp tail because of their position. On the ways 100 year old banyan trees that block out the sun can be seen and natural chorus of insect and bird calls heard.
1.75Km long, takes one hour Taitung City Jijia Hiking Trail
Location：Boai Road, Taitung City, behind the old railway station
Dulan is on the Beinan Plain. Affected by moisture from the Pacific there is often a mist belt at around 700 meters in elevation. Dulan Mountain peak is shrouded in mist most of the year, creating a mysterious and beautiful sight.
3.79Km, takes 6 hours; view Dulan Bay and Green Island(Lyudao) in the distance.
Location：Follow Provincial Highway 11, the coastal highway, to the 151.5 K point and you will see “Dulan Mountain” in big red characters carved on a rock at the side of the road, this is the trail entrance.