Wintermelon Waterfall (中文版: 冬瓜山瀑布) is a small waterfall in Miaoli, Taian Township. The waterfall is only a short, 5 minute walk from the road, but it does require some climbing or a short walk through the river. There are two routes, please check the map for more details. If going through the river, there is a short, but interesting tunnel that you can walk though. The waterfall is good for swimming in, but not deep enough to for jumping from the top.
Further up the road is the beginning of Dongguashan Hiking Trail. From here you can also trace up there river where there are several small waterfalls and pools.
Shuiyun Waterfall and Ma'ao Waterfall are also both located nearby, and all three can be visited in the same day if you start early.
Miaoli County, Tai'an Township
Parking: 24.46194, 120.97046
Waterfall: 24.46185, 120.97009
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.