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Where To Go in Spring? Go to Taiwan Scenic Area “Shimen Reservoir” to Enjoy the Gifts of Nature!

by Derrick Smith

Shimen Reservoir was once the largest reservoir in the Far East and is currently one of the important reservoirs in northern Taiwan. The dense forests and clean air here are suitable for family travel.

Taoyuan, Taiwan (Merxwire) – In Shimen Reservoir, spring, summer, autumn, and winter have different scenery, and the lake water is clear, and the scenery is beautiful. There are various large and small parks in the park, there are bicycle trails, and there are also yachts around the lake, providing passengers with diverse leisure and fun.

Tourist attractions in the park include dams, spillways, lake piers, Xizhou Park, Maple Forest Park, Nanyuan Ecological Park, etc. Shimen Reservoir is also a good place to enjoy flowers. Those who like to take pictures must bring a camera to leave beautiful photos and memories here.

In winter, you can see golden maple trees and snow-white plum trees. When spring comes, visitors can enjoy peach blossoms, cherry blossoms, and azaleas. In the rainy season, the reservoir releases extra water, and the scene is spectacular, always attracting many tourists to come for a tour.

Shimen Reservoir also has a pier, where travelers can take yachts around and explore the beautiful scenery.

Shimen Reservoir is one of the important reservoirs in northern Taiwan. (Photo via Merxwire)

After the tour, did you feel a little hungry? Shimen Reservoir’s fresh fish dishes are very famous, and each restaurant has different specialties, such as sashimi, fried fish, steamed fish, fried fish, grilled fish, and many more kinds of fresh fish dishes waiting for your arrival.

Want to go to more attractions? Shimen Reservoir connects more than ten tourist attractions, such as Dapingqiao with a century-old history, Xiaocukeng Ancient Road full of mystery, or Sankeng Natural Ecological Park with beautiful scenery are all suitable for tourists to visit. Tourists who like culture or food can go to Sankeng Old Street to experience the streets with cultural characteristics and eat authentic Hakka cuisine.

Attractions Information
Phone: 03-4712000#101
Address: No. 68, Section 1, Huanhu Road, Fuxingli, Daxi District, Taoyuan City
Opening hours: 08:00-18:00
Ticket information: Large car NT$300, small car NT$80, locomotive: NT$30

Travel reminder
1. Maple Viewing: From November to December every year, you can enjoy maple viewing on the high-line highway, maple tree park, and maple trail.
2. Cherry blossom viewing: From February to March each year, you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing at Xizhou Park, Beishui Bureau, and Shimen Dazhen.
3. Fringe Flower Season: From March to April every year, on the large lawn of Shimen Reservoir.

There are many parks in Shimen Reservoir scenic area. (Photo via Merxwire)

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