Best Photogenic Metasequoia Hideaways in Yilan

Posted on 01 February 2024

Yilan is home to many stunning Metasequoia scenic spots, making it an ideal destination for photography enthusiasts and tourists. Here are some of the best Metasequoia secret spots for photography, each with its unique charm and beauty. These Metasequoia spots in Yilan are natural beauties on this land that should not be missed.
Yuan Shan Lipei Lake photo by samming_photo

Yuan Shan Lipei Lake Metasequoia

Yuan Shan Lipei Lake is known as the most beautiful Metasequoia fairyland in Yilan, especially famous for its tall Metasequoia trees by the lake. The lakeshore forms a graceful curve, perfect for capturing reflections of the water and sky.
Yuan Shan Lipei Lake photo by samming_photo
From December to January, when the Metasequoia trees turn red, Lipei Lake becomes a popular spot attracting numerous visitors. Besides the ducks playing in the water, there is also a comfortable lakeside walking trail, ideal for strolls or picnics.

Yuan Shan Lipei Lake Metasequoia Overview

Address: Lipei Road, Yuan Shan Township, Yilan County
Phone: 03-922-0433
Opening Hours: Open 24 hours
Parking Info: Free parking available
Driving: Enter 'Lipei Lake' in Google Maps for directions.
Public Transport: Take Guoguang bus 1785 from Yilan Transfer Station to Yuan Shan Hot Springs Station, then walk along Wenquan Road to Lipei Road.
Sanxing Annon Creek photo by lin.alone

Sanxing Annon Creek Metasequoia


Sanxing Annon Creek Metasequoia is one of Yilan's famous secret spots. The creek is equipped with rest pavilions and public toilets. Snack stalls are set up around the New Year. It's also a great place for photography, walking, and enjoying the scenery.
Sanxing Annon Creek photo by lin.alone

Sanxing Annon Creek Metasequoia Overview

Address: Near the intersection of Annon North 5th Road and Guangfu Road, next to Tianxin Bridge, Sanxing Township, Yilan County
Opening Hours: All day (free)
Viewing Season: Mid-December to January
Parking: Roadside parking
Driving: Take Tai 7c (Sanxing Road Section 3), turn right at Guangfu Road, then left after Tianxin Bridge.
Public Transport: Take the Green 17 bus from Luodong Station Transfer Station to the Metasequoia Secret Spot Station.
Luodong Sports Park photo by kelly_shen0217

Luodong Sports Park Metasequoia


Covering about 47 hectares, Luodong Sports Park is a large park that combines natural landscapes and sports facilities. The park is rich in vegetation and water bodies, making it an ideal place for maple and Metasequoia viewing.
The park also features a water stage, circular plaza, and wetland plant area, along with various sports facilities, meeting diverse needs and offering a range of leisure activities.

Luodong Sports Park Overview

Address: Beicheng Li, Luodong Town, Yilan County
Phone: 03 954 1216
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Free
Parking Info: Parking lot available, weekdays NT$30/time/3 hours, weekends NT$50/time/3 hours, free after 5 PM
Driving: Enter 'Luodong Sports Park' in Google Maps
Public Transport: Take Taiwan Hao Xing Green 21 Dongshan River Line from Taiwan Railways Luodong Station to Luodong Sports Park Station
Cuisine LOHERB photo by wanna_life_

 【Dongshan Sunlight Private Kitchen Metasequoia


Located within the Sunlight Green Resort, the Sunlight Private Kitchen is surrounded by rice fields and Metasequoia forests. The cuisine offered is designed by nutritionists and borderless chefs, emphasizing a combination of health and taste.
Cuisine LOHERB

The restaurant features a simple and natural design, providing a dining environment blended with the countryside and Metasequoia trees. It's perfect for enjoying beautiful scenery and delicious food.

Dongshan Sunlight Private Kitchen Metasequoia Overview

Address: No. 372, Baofu Road, Dongshan Township, Yilan County
Phone: 03-959-5685
Website: Cuisine LOHERB
Parking Info: Dedicated parking lot
Driving: Enter 'Sunlight Private Kitchen' in Google Maps
Public Transport: Take a taxi from Luodong Station Transfer Station, about 15 minutes.

These Metasequoia secret spots, changing with the seasons, are not only suitable for photography but also offer rich natural and cultural experiences, perfect for families, couples, and friends. When planning your itinerary, consider including these locations to experience the natural beauty of Yilan.

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