Dongshi Forest Farm

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  • Phone:+886 04 2587 2191
  • Address:No.6-1, Shilin St., Dongshi Dist., Taichung City 423, Taiwan (R.O.C.) View on Map
Dongshi Forest Farm is located at Taichung's Dongshi District, Shilin Street, No.6-1. It covers an area of 225 hectares, and is situated at an altitude of 500 to 700 meters above sea level. It's a comprehensive forest park, as well as leisure agricultural area. Different sceneries can be found all throughout the year. The farm includes primitive forests, man-made forests, hybrid forests, and more. Tree species include Chinese fir, acacia, maple, cherry blossom, plum blossom, peach blossom, apricot, azalea, and wild peony. Wildlife include birds, butterflies, stag beetles, and fireflies, just to name a few. As for forest facilities, there's the Daan Forest Bathing Spot, nature classrooms, Buttefly Valley, firefly area, birdwatching trail, Guanyin Cave, vacation cabin, Fengxiang Villa, children's playground, camping and barbecue area, meeting rooms, agriculural exhibition and sales center, forest rail, horseback riding area, mountain training grounds, Mysterious Valley, Lover's Valley, hotels, lecture space, assembly hall, restaurants, and rural activity center, which is equipped with quality tables and chairs, video recorders, projectors, karaoke machines, movie player, black and white overhead projector, advanced sound systems, large televiion, and others. The training grounds contain facilities designed for different ages, genders, and skill level: there's water activities, obstacle courses, artificial ski slopes, and tent, blanket, and sleeping bag rentals. In addition, you can enjoy foot baths and spas in the forest bath house. Foodwise, there's  mountain cuisine, Hakka dishes, wild herb dishes, and Taiwanese food offered. 

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Opening Hours
Everyday 06:30-22:00

Ticket & Guide

Tickets
"Ticket Fee
Full Pass NT$200 (group over 30 members NT$200/person)
Student Pass NT$200 6 to 12 years old children or students with id (group over 30 members NT$160/person)
Concession Pass NT$125 3 to 6 years old children, over 65 years old elders, handicapped with one escort
Children under 3 years old is free of charge but supervision is required

The above fees are for reference purposes only; actual costs are informed at the actual venue and we do NOT give any prior notice."
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Directions:
By Car
Highway no.1 exit on Fongyuan Interchange
Take no.10甲 (zhongzheng rd.) to Fongyuan
Switch to Provincial Highway no.3 then Shilin Rd. to the farm

By Railway
To reach Dongshi Forest Garden from Fongyuan Railway Station, take the 209 bus operated by Fongyuan (Fongyuan Bus Station is diagonally across from Fongyuan Railway Station).

By Bus
From Taichung City or Fungyuan, take the Fungyuan express bus bound for Tungshih.
From Taipei or Taichung City, take the Taichi Express Bus bound for Li Shan or from Taipei West Station, 
take the bus bound for Tungshih route and alight at Tungshih stop. Passing the Shihlin Commercial Road, 
walk about 2 hours to the farm. The entire distance is about 8 km. Alternatively, take the Fungyuan Express Bus direct to the forest farm.
They make three trips per day.