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Taitung Forest Park



The 280-hectare Taitung Forest Park at the end of Jhongshan Road is nicknamed “Black Forest”by Taitung residents for its immense dark beefwood trees. In the woods lies a serene lake fed by the gushing spring at the estuary of Beinan Creek,called Pipa (Chinese lute) Lake,because it has the shape of two connected water bodies,a small one and a large one. The scenic Pipa Lake is a habitat of aquatic animals and plants,and by the lake are a viewing platform and a cabin that overlooks the waterfowl. Visitors may enjoy the lake view on either bike routes or slat walks.



  • Payphone
  • Parking
  • Public toilets
  • Observation Deck
  • Trails
  • Commentary briefing


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Traveler rating:4.5 593 Reviews Write a Review

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  1. 4 Terrible
  2. 15 Poor
  3. 60 Average
  4. 196 Very good
  5. 282 Excellent

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  1. 173 Families
  2. 133 Couples
  3. 84 Solo
  4. 11 Business
  5. 121 Friends
  • bcheong

    Taipei, Taiwan

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    Near taitung city

    Traveler rating:3 2019-07

    An attraction not far from taitung city. Just next to the seashore park. There’s a forest trail either on foot or bike. It’s ok, nothing fantastic
  • MaytheLyiah

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    Good to cycle around, and tickets give day entry

    Traveler rating:4 2019-06

    Will definitely go back again soon. The bike rental was reasonable, best way to enjoy this park. The views from the seaside though were great, as were the views of huoshuihu. some people were even swimming in the lake, though it looked a little cold. Good to cycle around, and tickets give day entry,
  • Andyrock81

    Rockhampton, Australia

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    Best explored by bike

    Traveler rating:4 2019-05

    This is a great place to explore by pushbike. The paths are well maintained and there are plenty of tracks to explore. There water in some of the lakes was very clear, we could see the fish swimming in there. There are constructed toilets in several sections. Entrance fee at the gate is a very reasonable NT$30 (USD$1). There are plenty of bike rental shops nearby, expect to pay around NT$100-$150 rental for 1 day.
  • Sam W

    Hong Kong, China

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    Friends getaway

    Poorly maintained, big disappointment

    Traveler rating:2 2019-04

    I have high hope given the positive review but was very much disappointed. The park is poorly maintained. Don't think it's worth the time unless you have absolutely no where to go and want to spend a couple of hours on bike. Bike rental is available at the entrance.
  • Dekan B

    Durham, North Carolina

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    Solo travel

    Exceptional Park, Very Unique

    Traveler rating:5 2019-01

    This park is like no other I've visited. It's both man made, and natural feeling at the same time. I recommend renting a bike and biking around because it's quite large, but you can also stroll. There are small lakes, paths out to the ocean, and other diverse landscapes. It's a beautiful spot, which I returned to every day while I was in Taitung. There is a nominal charge of 30NT to get in, but totally worth it for the hours of enjoyment the park provides.

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