This trail is one of the most popular day hikes in northern Taiwan, and for good reason. You'll enjoy waterfalls, a shaded walk by a stream and a dash of adventure...and all easily accessible using public transport.
A gentle and shaded forest park, walk - come here to get a feel for how the locals like to spend family weekends together.
A charming and easily accessible walk which takes in a temple behind a waterfall and panoramic views from Taipei's Maokong gondola. With a couple of route options, this walk is suitable for confident beginners and anyone with more experience.
A hike fit for even the most devoted of gym bunnies.
Welcome to perhaps the coolest pool in Taipei (assuming you like dinosaurs as much as I do).
An easy spring hike in Yangmingshan national park for lizard lovers to enjoy. If you go at the right time of day, you can soak your feet (and body) afterwards in the public hot spring baths.
Forested ridges, wide open grasslands, cows - this short hike has lots to offer.