Stop 3: Zhiben Forest Road Waterfall
Located above the Zhiben Forest Road in the Zhiben Forest Recreation Area is the most accessible waterfall in all of Taiwan, aptly named the “Zhiben Forest Road Waterfall.” This unique waterfall is situated conveniently by the roadside, making it the most accessible waterfall in Taiwan. As a result, it consistently draws both locals and visitors from afar to come and relax, especially on weekends and holidays.
Located approximately 4.5 kilometers along the Zhiben Forest Road, reaching the Zhiben Forest Road Waterfall entails navigating a winding mountain road. After about 3 kilometers along the road, you may encounter various butterflies, insects, and local wildlife like the red-bellied squirrel and Formosan macaque. Listen to the soothing sound of cascading water, and find serenity to alleviate your stress, anxiety, and tension. The lush green surroundings of the waterfall also purify the air, providing a refreshing ambiance that invigorates you. Here, you can quietly enjoy the refreshing atmosphere, savoring the experiences of sight, sound, scent, and touch, thereby deepening the memories of your journey. It is important to note that there are signs prohibiting swimming here, and the water levels may change with the seasons, so please be mindful of your safety. (Photo Credit: FB 陳緁翎 )