- Taitung County
- Hot Springs
- Shangli Hot Spring
Shangli Hot Spring (中文版: 上里溫泉) is a wild hot spring in Taitung, Yanping Township. Getting to the hot spring is an easy 30 minute walk, although it does require crossing the river several times. Twenty years ago the hot spring bubbled out at 77C, but in winter of 2018 it was below 40C. Perhaps next year it will be hot again.
Shangli Hot Spring is located upstream from Hongye Hot Spring, which is still got and great for soaking in. Taolin Hot Spring is 10km past Shangli Hot Spring, but it's an overnight trip and requires river tracing equipment.
Shangli Hot Spring
Taitung County, Yanping District
Parking: 22.87472, 121.05539
Hot Spring: 22.86839, 121.04268
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.