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Yushan National Park - Nanan Visitor Center

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  • Snow-covered Yushan
  • Yushan National Park
  • Shanfong Suspension Bridge 1

Yushan is the centerpiece of the Yushan National Park, which covers a total of 105,490 hectares including large sections of the Central Mountain Range. The park encompasses a variety of habitats ranging from broadleaf forest at lower altitudes to mixed forest, coniferous forest, bamboo, and finally, at the highest elevations, waist-high arrow bamboo, clumps of conifers, and bare rocky outcrops. Flowers include azaleas, which abound in spring, and a wide variety of colorful alpine blossoms. The park is home to a large variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and butterflies. In the past, many of these species became endangered due to over-hunting; but with the establishment of the Yushan National Park, they are gradually making a comeback. Larger mammals such as the black bear, sambar deer, Taiwan macaque, and serows (a type of goat antelope) can sometimes be seen, and their call is often heard.

Remarks

※ Please check the Trail Conditions before departure.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 5 → Exit at the Su-ao Interchange → Prov. Hwy 9 → Prov. Hwy 18 → Zhuolu → Nanan Visitor Center.

Public:

Air:

  1. From Kaohsiung International Airport fly to Hualien on Mandarin Airlines.

Train:

  1. Take a train to Yuli Railway Station, continue by rental car to Yushan National Park .
  2. Take the train to Yuli Station and continue on the Hualien Bus (Yuli Line) to Zhuole. From the station you can walk to Nanan Visitor Center.

Area Information

Last update time: 2020-06-15
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