Cueifong Lake
  • Datong Township, Yilan County
  • Hot spot/Activities/Experience


Cueifong Lake, which elevation is 1,840 meters, is located between Taipingshan and Dayuanshan in the Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area in Yilan, Taiwan. As the rainy season is coming, the surface of the lake could be up to 25 hectares, which is the largest alpine lake in Taiwan.


Cueifong Lake

Cueifong Scenic Road

  • The scenary on the right side of the road is spectaculous. As you walk on the road, you can see the rare and protected animals like Formosan macaque, Formosan Reeve's muntjac, Mikado Pheasant and Swinhoe's Pheasant; at the 14km of the road, there's a sunrise observotary platform which is the hottest location of watching the sunrise.

Lake scenary platform

Cueifong Lake Circular Trail

  • Reconstructed along with the early transporting tracks can take tourists to observe the beautiful scenery closely. The trail is 3.95 km; the hiking time is about 2.5 hours.

Taiwan Beech Trail

  • The largest Beech original forest; in four seasons, there are fabulous different sceneries. Especially in autumn, it will become the largest golden forest.

▲Photo/from Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area FB fan page


  • Businesee hour

Parking Information

  • Free parking lot
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Attraction rules

  • Cueifong Lake is both the ecological conservation zone and restricted mountain area. To decrease the environmental pollution produced by vehicles and to avoid too much vehicles to affect the habitat of wild animals, there are the total amount control of traffic at the entry of Cueifong Scenic Road which total numbers of vehicles are 300.
  • Cueifong Scenic Road is the one-way road; therefore, only the 9 seats van or the car capacity under 9 passengers and the length of the car within 4.7 meters are allowed to enter in.
  • If there are the dense fog, strong wind, heavy rain or snow which will affect the safety of driving. Cueifong lake will be prohibited entry immediately.