Mingchi Forest Recreation Area

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  • Phone:+886 03-989-4106
  • Address:No.1, Mingchi Villa, Datong Township, Yilan County, Taiwan (R.O.C.) View on Map
Mingchi Forest Recreation Area is located in Yilan County's Datong Township, Yingshi Village, No. 1, Mingchi Villa. It's known as "The Poolside", and sits at an elevation of 1150 to 1700 meters above sea level. It's an alpine lake, and is surrounded by primitive forests on all four sides. Mist lingers year-round, and the entire area is abundant in forest landscapes, birds, butterflies, squirrels, and more. It is known as the "Pearl of the Northern Cross-Island Highway". 
The park is themed around the concept of a flower garden, and the architecture all have an ancient style to them. The area features a youth activity center, Fuchun Pavilion, Jingshi Garden, Cixiao Pavilion, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Forest Park, Mingchi Plant Nursery, moss and fern gardens, forest fairytale trail, and others. Accomodation is provided at the Mingchi Villa. The villa includes a European-style villas and cabins. The European villa offers European-style double rooms, family rooms, deluxe guest rooms, Mingchi suites, and 6-person lofts. The cabin offers double rooms, four-person rooms, four-person vacation rooms, four-person moss rooms, and and 6-person moss rooms. A Chinese-style restaurant will provide self-service breakfast and lunch, while lunch and dinner offers a la carte orders and set meals. Remember to make reservations ahead of time on holidays and weekends. 



Opening Hours
Everyday 08:00-16:30

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Nat'l Hwy 5 → Luodong Interchange → Prov. Hwy 7C → Prov. Hwy 7 (Northern Cross-Island Highway) → Mingchi Forest Recreation Area