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Datun Mountain System: Guizikeng Hiking Trail 大屯山系-貴子坑親山步道

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Introduction

This trail leaves from Zhongyang North Road Sec. 2 and 3 in Beitou, from which one takes Daoxiang Rd., then Xiushan Rd. or along the road beside Guizi River. After crossing Xiushan Bridge onto Zhonghe St., turn left onto Xiushan Road, cross the bridge at the intersection of the two rivers, turn right to Lane 159, Xiushan Rd., beside Shuimoukeng River, and walk about 550 meters to the Guizikeng Water and Soil Conservation Education Park and Xiaqingxue Trail entrance.

PictureThe uphill stone stairway section of Xiaqingxue Trail is rather steep; rows of cherry trees have been planted and maintained by Xiushan neighborhood residents. There are a public toilet and pavilion on the way to Shibiling; cheery trees next to the kiosk blossom in winter. After crossing the pine wood bridge over Guizikeng River, take the northerly uphill path at the fork way to reach Xiaqingxue which connects to the recreational tangerine farm near the Guanyun Bridge on Fuxing 3rd Rd. Visitors may take a left turn through Guizikeng Trail to Xiaopingding or take a U-turn and return to the Guizikeng Water and Soil Conservation Education Park and the entrance of Xiaqingxue Trail. The route is flat next to the rivers and good shade is provided by the trees on both sides, and there is a pavilion providing viewpoints from which visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Guandu Plain. The trail measures about 2.5km and takes about 1.5 hours to circle the mountain.

Information

Themes
Outing Locations Family Activities
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Administration
Geotechnical Engineering Office, Public Works Department, Taipei City Government
Phone Number
+886-2-27593001
Address
Ln. 159, Xiushan Rd., Beitou Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Opening Hours

Sunday open 24 hours
Monday open 24 hours
Tuesday open 24 hours
Wednesday open 24 hours
Thursday open 24 hours
Friday open 24 hours
Saturday open 24 hours

Reminders

pic The area contains rich ecological resources: tracks of rare Chinese bamboo partridges and Chinese bulbuls are found, while hovering eagles and other birds can be seen at Shuimokeng and Liejiukeng. The Guizikeng Water and Soil Conservation Education Park has an area of about 5-6 hectares, and includes geographical and geological points of interest as well as biological features. Visiting groups can request volunteer guides by contacting Division 5th of the Department of Economic Development, Taipei City Government; free public campsites are available at platforms 100 and 110, though appointments should be made for overnight or day camping, picnicking and barbecues. The area can accommodate up to 2,000 people. The semicircle activity square provides residents for morning exercise and an outdoor activities site for citizen groups. Apply for the usage of the activity square, please contact Division 5th of the Department of Economic Development, Taipei City Government.

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