Due to the immense dark beefwood trees along the trail, Taitung Forest Park is nicknamed “Black Forest”. The trees are there to reducing wind damage and provides shade from the summer heat. The bike trails wind around the three lakes in Taitung Forest Park: Pipa Lake, Huoshui Lake and Yuanyang. Lake Yuanyang Lake was a wetland connected to two other lakes by a bridge called Yuanyang, which means lovers in Chinese Huoshui Lake is an excellent venue for sports events such as Triathlons. The scenic Pipa Lake is surrounded by the beefwood trees In a sunny day, this hidden gem reflects the blue sky and splendor landscapes like a mirror.