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Yu Mountain (Yushan) National Park

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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.

Tataka Visitor Center
Nanan Visitor Center
Meishan Visitor Center


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Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
No.118, Taiping Lane, Tongfu Village, Xinyi Township, Nantou County (New Central Cross-Island Highway - Tataka Visitor Center)
Yu Mountain (Yushan) National Park Links

Nat'l Hwy 3 → Mingjian Interchange → Prov. Hwy 3 → Prov. Hwy 16 → Shuili → Prov. Hwy 21 (New Central Cross-Island Highway Shuili-Yushan Route) → Xinyi → Dongpu → Tataka Visitor Center

Nat'l Hwy 3 → Zhongpu Interchange → Prov. Hwy 18 (New Central Cross-Island Highway Chiayi-Yushan Route) → Leye → Alishan → Tataka Visitor Center.


Take the THSR to Chiayi Staion, transfer to train or bus. Taiwan High Speed Rail

Train and Bus:
1. Take the train to Ershui Railway Station, transfer Jiji Line to Shuili Station and take Yuanlin Bus (Shuili-Dongpu Line) to Dongpu stop, then take a taxi to Tataka Visitor Center.
2. Take the train to Taichung Railway Station, transfer All-Da Bus (Taichung-Shuili Line) to Shuili, then take Yuanlin Bus (Shuili-Dongpu Line) to Dongpu stop and continue by taxi to Tataka Visitor Center.
3. Take the train to Chiayi Railway Station, transfer Chiayi County Bus (Chiayi-Alishan Line) to Alishan stop, then take a taxi to Tataka Visitor Center.


Yushan National Park Ecological Protected Area Online Park Entry Application

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