Longfenggu and Liuhuanggu Geothermal Scenic Area Plus Beitou Thermal Valley

Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Start or End: I started at the Dunxu Vocational High School of Business and Technology (near Longfenggu in Yangmingshan National Park) bus stop (Google Map Directions) and finished at the Xinbeitou Train Station (Google Map Directions). It is best to break this walk up and take the bus between Mituo Temple (Google Map Directions) bus stop and Beitou Park bus stop (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 6.6km (4.1mi) in about 3.5hr, 2.1km of which is by bus from the Mituo Temple (Qinglian Bridge) bus stop to Beitou Park bus stop.
  • Grade: Easy. Not long (about a third of which is by bus) and rather flat except for the staircase leading to and from Longfenggu. Be careful when it is raining (it often gets wet in Yangmingshan National Park) as the path does get rather slippery. The section in Xinbeitou and Beitou Thermal Valley is very easy, flat and nicely paved.
  • Date Walked: 28th of November 2019

The Story

Steamy scenes and smelly holes on a geothermal walk around Yangmingshan National Park and Beitou Thermal Valley

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