Bayan Hot Spring

GPS:
Parking: 25.201954, 121.592112
Hot Springs: 25.194150, 121.590200

Bayan Hot Spring (中文版:八煙野溪溫泉) is a wild hot spring in Yangmingshan National Park, New Taipei City. It's one of the most popular hot springs in Taiwan, and also the most controversial. This page is part of a broader ambition to map and categorize natural wonders, and should not be viewed as an endorsement of any kind. Safety, protecting the environment, and knowing/following regulations are your own individual responsibilities. You can read more about Bayan Hot Spring on the MOEA Central Geological Survey website.

Bayan Hot Spring is series of several hot pools of varying temperatures, that are lovingly maintained by hot spring enthusiasts. There are also cold pools and a cold waterfall next to the springs. The pools are enclosed between two gates, with signs prohibiting access, and fines of 1500NT.

  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring? 2017/3/12

  • Bayan Waterfall, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Waterfall, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Waterfall, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Waterfall, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Waterfall, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Waterfall, 2017/3/12

There is a large and easy path to Bayan Hot Springs, which is one of the reasons it's so popular. From the parking lot to the gate takes about 15 minutes.

  • Bayan Hot Spring Path, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring Path, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring Path, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring Path, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring Path, 2017/3/12
  • Bayan Hot Spring Path, 2017/3/12

The hot spring outcrops are not inside the prohibited area, but the water at the outcrops is too hot to touch, and the the fumes are toxic. Please don't linger by the outcrops, and avoid breathing in the fumes.

八煙野溪溫泉
新北市金山區
Bayan Hot Spring
New Taipei City, Jinshan District
GPS:
溫泉:25.19415, 121.5902
停車站:25.201954, 121.592112

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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.