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Taipei police plan traffic control on Yangmingshan ahead of meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In anticipation of stargazers looking to view Thursday's (Aug. 12) Perseid meteor shower, the Taipei City Police Department announced traffic control plans at several ...

Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park reopens trails

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yangmingshan National Park Headquarters announced in a press release the reopening of outdoor and indoor facilities from Tuesday (July 13), following the central gover...

Investigation launched into water buffalo deaths in Yangmingshan

A team composed of veterinarians and animal health specialists is now looking into the deaths of 24 wild water buffaloes in Yangmingshan National Park, the Taipei City Animal Protection Office said Sa...

Taipei screens National Geographic Channel’s ‘Inside: Taipei Grand Trail’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government held the first screening of the “Inside: Taipei Grand Trail” show on Tuesday (Dec. 8). The one-hour program is a joint effort by the ...

Six buffaloes found dead at Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Councilor Keng Wei (耿葳) on Monday (Dec. 7) revealed the unusual deaths of six buffalos at Yangmingshan National Park last week and said the cause remains unkno...

Hike scenic route on Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 6.4-kilometer hike from the Qingtiangang grassland to Fengguikou in the Yangmingshan National Park takes hikers through a variety of dazzling scenery and provides the pe...

Taiwan park told to pay compensation after mother of 4 killed by buffalo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court has ruled the four children of a woman who was killed in a buffalo attack during a walk through Taipei City’s Yangmingshan National Park should receive state...

Newly re-opened trail in Taipei provides sanctuary from coronavirus panic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A trail on Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei that was closed after accidents involved conflicts between humans and wild cattle was reopened at a time when fear of getti...

Taipei Astronomical Museum to livestream Perseids meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The annual Perseids meteor shower will hit its crescendo Tuesday (Aug. 13) night, and armchair astronomers can tune in to a livestream on the Taipei Astronomical Museum'...

The Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei--Xiaoyoukeng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Yangminshan National Park is the only national park in Taiwan that is characterized by volcanic landforms. The volcanic landforms in the Yangminshan National Park are do...

Outdoor lovers in Taiwan invited to take the ‘Grand Hike of Taipei’ challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to test their stamina while taking in the breathtaking landscape of the capital of Taiwan by embarking on an adventure to walk on the &ldqu...

The central walking path at Taipei’s Qingtiangang closed temporarily after cattle injured two visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The central walking path at Qingtiangang Grassland in Yangmingshan National Park, an immensely popular destination for outings in Taipei, has been closed temporarily after w...

Following in the footsteps of earlier Taiwanese settlers on the Jinbaoli Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The weather on Friday was dry even though a bit windy, which made it slightly chilly. I decided to hike the Jinbaoli Trail (Fishermen's Trail) in the Yangmingshan Nation...

Walk along the ridges of northern Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has planned out the routes of walking along the ridges of southern and northern Taipei, and will finish installing ...

A hike to Taipei City’s highest mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As an outdoor enthusiast, I couldn’t wait to share with readers the scenic amazement that associated with my hiking to the top of Taipei City’s highest mountain&...