Taiwan has seven national parks and the one located in Nantou County is the Yushan National Park, which was named after Mount Yushan, the highest elevation in the park. Thousands of local and international hikers and mountain climbers come to Nantou, and to say that Yushan National Park is one the best parks in the county is saying a lot. If you are a hiker, mountain climber or simply wanting to experience nature up close, Yushan is definitely for you.
Part of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range is found within Yushan National Park. It is a huge park, covering 105,490 hectares with more than 30 peaks that are more than 3,000 meters tall. About two-thirds of the park are 2,000 meters high. The park also includes [Read more…]