Huisun Experimental Forest Area

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  • Phone:+886 049-29420001
  • Address:No.1, Shanlin Ln., Ren’ai Township, Nantou County 546, Taiwan (R.O.C.) View on Map
Huisun Experimental Forest Station is located at Nantou County's Renai Township, in Xinsheng Village, Shanlin Lane, No.1. It covers an area of 7,477 hectares and sits at an elevation of 450 to 2,419 meters above sea level. During the Japanese era, it was originally owned by Nantou Hall. After the war, it was recieved by the Bureau of Agriculture and Forestry and renamed "Nengao Forestry Station".Chung Hsing University president Tang Huisun sought to reclaim it. The station was later renamed "Huisun Forest Station" in their memory. It's one of Chung Hsing University's experimental forest farms, and possesses different climate zones such as temperate and subtropical. Here, one may overlook the Beigang Valley and steep Lingyun Cliff. The station features the Songfeng Mountain Trail, Dujuanling Trail, Frog Stone Trail, Shanlan Alley Trail, Tanggong Monument Trail, health trails, and more. You can admire artificially grown Chinese fir forests, visit Songfeng Mountain, Frog Stone, Shanlan Alley, Huisun Hot Springs, nature consercation areas and other landscapes. The station is also planted with needle-leaved forests, broad-leaved forests, pines, sapindus, taro, coffee trees, begonia, and more. Visitors may also get to see several animals, for instance birds or insects. Furthermore, the area also features a coffee area, camping area, pine area, Liyuan Mountain Villa, Tanggong Pavilion, cabin area, Qinglong Valley, and others. Amongst the area's most well known products is the Huisun coffee. It utilizes Arabian coffee trees. Due to Taiwan's rainy climate, its resulting shape is quite unique and distinctive. The resulting flavor is light, yet fragrant, and has even won a silver medal from the US agricultural produce award. 


Opening Hours
Everyday 07:00-22:00

Ticket & Guide

"Ticket Fee
Full Pass: weekends and holidays NT$150, weekdays NT$120
Group Pass: weekends and holidays NT$120, weekdays NT$100 (20 members and above)
Discount Pass: weekends and holidays NT$100, weekdays NT$80 (students, police, military)
Concession Pass: weekends and holidays NT$50, weekdays NT$40 (elementary students height under 120cm)
Handicapped and elders over 65 years old NT$10

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
From Taichung, go pass Chaolio, Kantzilin, Koushin, Peikan Village and you will reach the forest farm. 
You can also go from Taichung to Puli and then to the farm.

By Bus 
Take the Nantou Express Bus on Puli-Huisoon route or Chaoton-Huisoon route. Buses are not frequent.