7 Easy Hot Springs for 2019

(中文版: 2019年七個容易去的溫泉) These are the wild hot springs that you park very close to. Getting to these hot springs requires no more than a few minutes of walking. But, even though these hot springs are short hikes, please still use caution and pay attention to fast moving water, slippery surfaces, or falling rocks. Safety is most important.  For a list of all hot springs, please click here :  Wild Hot Springs

1) Jingying Hot Spring is a wild hot spring in Nantou, Renai Township. A steep road leads all the way to the river, so you can park close to the hot springs. Jingying Waterfall is only a short walk up the river from Jingying Hot Spring.

 

Jingying Hot Spring

Jingying Hot Spring
Nantou County, Renai Township
精英溫泉
南投縣仁愛鄉
GPS:
Hot Spring: 24.03073, 121.19901
Parking: 24.03046, 121.19768

2) Hongye Red Bridge Hot Spring is a wild hot spring in Taitung, Yanping Township. Winter 2018 there are many pools that are very hot. The hot spring comes out at 52C and mixes with cold water downriver to form just the right temperature.

Hongye Hot Spring

Hongye Hot Spring
Taitung County, Yanping Township
紅葉紅橋溫泉
台東縣延平鄉
GPS:
Parking: 22.89088, 121.06934
Hot Spring: 22.88982, 121.07031

3) Xiaqigu Hot Spring:  At only a 10 minute hike down from the highway, this milky hot spring is a very popular soaking spot for nature lovers in the Taipei area.

Xiaqigu Hot Spring

Xiaqigu Hot Spring
Taipei City, Shilin District
下七股溫泉
台北市士林區
GPS:
Hot Spring: 25.18207, 121.5805
Parking: 25.17819, 121.58325

4) Wulai Hot Spring: This hot spring is not far from Wulai Old Street.  It's a natural hot spring on the side of the river bed, just a few minutes walk from the road.  Although the weather in winter is more stable, heavy downpours can still happen on occasion.  Please pay attention to the weather report and stay away from the hot spring if there is a chance of heavy rain.

 

Wulai Hot Spring

Wulai Hot Spring
New Taipei City, Wulai District
烏來溫泉
新北市烏來區
GPS:
Parking:24.86254, 121.55025
Hot Spring: 24.8613, 121.55188
 

5) Jinfeng Hot Spring is a small volcano in Taitung, Jinfeng Township.  Sometimes the road here is closed due to landslide, so the walk varies between 5-15 minutes, depending on the day you go.

Jingfeng Hot Spring, 2017/12/25

Jinfeng Hot Spring 
Taitung, Jinfeng Township
金峰溫泉
臺東縣金峰鄉
GPS:
瀑布: 22.59237, 120.93855
停車: 22.59178, 120.93871
詳細地圖: https://goo.gl/gqAHDP


6) Fanfan Hot Spring has many large soaking pools which are a 300 meter hike up the river bed.  It only takes about 5-10 minutes to get there.

Fanfan Hot Spring

Fanfan Hot Spring
Yilan County, Datong Township
梵梵溫泉
宜蘭縣大同鄉
GPS:
Hot Spring: 24.6156, 121.52362
Parking: 24.61323, 121.52556

7)  Qingshui Hot Spring: This extremely hot hot spring is hot enough to boil eggs and cook corn.  As the water flows downriver though, it cools off to more comfortable temperatures.  It's located in the main riverbed, just across from the Quingshui Hot Spring GeothermalPark.

Qingshui Hot Spring

Qingshui Hot Spring
Yilan County, Datong Township
清水野溪溫泉
宜蘭縣大同鄉
GPS:
Hot Spring: 24.61256, 121.63467
Parking: 24.61332, 121.63637





The information on this page is for reference only. Your safety and following all the regulations in Taiwan are your own responsibility. For each outing, pay attention to the weather and do not go into the rivers after heavy rains or when there is a chance of heavy rain. Each person needs to prepare equipment and safety gear according to the conditions and their own abilities. Always look out for slippery surfaces, unstable ground, landslides and falling rocks. Be aware of the water depth, and be extra vigilant around fast flowing water. Be cautious you will have amazing adventures. Thank you for taking all your garbage out with you.