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The southern area of Yushan National Park has Provincial Highway 20 along the mountain wall on the east bank of Laonong River as its only access road. Haiduan Township of Taitung County is to the east, and Nanhua District of Tainan City is to the west. Wukou and Meishan are the east and west end, respectively, of the highway within the vicinity of Yushan National Park. The area has lush forests, high mountains, and valleys, filled with the magnificence of natural landscape and epic cultural and historical heritage for generations to remember and cherish. The Bunun tribe by Meishankou and Meishan Village is the center where food, beverage, recreation, and visitor information are provided to tourists. The place focuses on the development of natural ecology, culture and history education, and is the main supply post for tours.

Tianchi Recreation Area
Tianchi Recreation Area
Tianchi Recreation Area
Meishan Visitor Center and Proximity
Meishan Visitor Center and Proximity
Meishan Visitor Center and Proximity
Southern Cross-Island Highway
Southern Cross-Island Highway
Southern Cross-Island Highway

Visitors Center

Important Notes

  1. The weather can change rapidly in the mountain areas and the temperature can be quite low (great fluctuation of temperature from early morning to noon and night). Please bring rain gear and warm clothes.
  2. Meishan Visitor Center does not provide lodging services. For visitors who need accommodation, please contact Meishan Youth Activity Center nearby, hostels or campsites.
  3. Tianchi pond is an important water source and habitat for wild animals. In order to preserve the natural environment and prevent forest fires, burning and placing of worshipping goods, releasing domesticated animals, and getting water is prohibited.
  4. In order to protect your pets and wild animals, pets are not allowed into the environmental protection area (Zongzhiguan Trail). If you are moving the Southern Cross-Island Highway, please put your pets on a leash. It is still recommended not to bring your pets into the area.
  5. It is prohibited to catch wild animals without permission. Feeding, interfering, coming into contact with, and breeding animals are not allowed in order to avoid attacks by wild animals.
  6. The designated cooking area on the Southern Cross-Island Highway is located at the Zongzhiguan Trail parking lot (100 meters below the trailhead of Zongzhiguan Trail). Please do not cook in other locations that have not been designated.
  7. Do not climb on, harvest, or take the crops grown at Meishan Village (Meishan tribe).
  8. Guanshan and the Three Stars of Southern Cross-Island Highway (Taguan Mountain, Guanshanling Mountain, and Kuhanuoxin Mountain) are not open for mountain climbing activities due to highway control measures.
  9. The Tianchi Recreational Area does not have trash cans. Please take your trash with you when you leave to preserve the natural environment.