Danongdafu Forest Park

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Danongdafu Forest Park
大農大富平地森林園區
Exterior view of the entrance to Danong Dafu Plains Forest Park.jpg
Danongdafu Forest Park is located in Taiwan
Danongdafu Forest Park
Danongdafu Forest Park
Taiwan
TypeForest
LocationGuangfu, Hualien County, Taiwan
Coordinates23°36′53.5″N 121°25′03.8″E / 23.614861°N 121.417722°E / 23.614861; 121.417722Coordinates: 23°36′53.5″N 121°25′03.8″E / 23.614861°N 121.417722°E / 23.614861; 121.417722
Area12.5 km2

The Danongdafu Forest Park (Chinese: 大農大富平地森林園區; pinyin: Dànóngdàfù Píngdì Sēnlín Yuánqū) is a forest in Guangfu Township, Hualien County, Taiwan.

History[edit]

In 2002, the Forestry Bureau started to re-purpose agricultural land in the area to become forests. Trees were planted and the area became a recreational park in 2010.

Geology[edit]

The forest is a flatland forest type and is located along the Huadong Valley. It spans over an area of 12.5 km2.[1]

Ecology[edit]

The forest consists of over a million trees with almost 20 different types commonly found at low altitude.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The forest consists of various outdoor sculptures and statues depicting the culture of Taiwanese indigenous peoples.

Events[edit]

The forest is the venue for the Hualien Hot Air Balloon Festival.[2]

Transportation[edit]

The forest is accessible northeast of Dafu Station of Taiwan Railways.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Danongdafu Forest Park". Taiwan Forest Recreation. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Danongdafu Forest Park". TravelKing. Retrieved 3 April 2019.