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Wenshui Visitor Center
Shei-pa National Park, Taiwan’s fifth national park, was established on July 1, 1992. It is a high mountain type national park located in the northern part of central Taiwan. The park, centered on the Mt. Xue mountain range, has an area of 76,850 hectares and covers Wufeng Township and Jianshi Township in Xinzhu County, Tai-an Township in Miaoli County and Heping District in Taizhong City. The terrain is varied, the scenery diverse and the weather changeable and, particular, the high peaks and rivers create gorgeous and spectacular scenes. The park also has rich flora and fauna and cultural resources. Shei-pa National Park is a natural outdoor classroom in which you can learn while having fun and which deserves experiencing in depth.

In the early days after the establishment of the park difficulties in acquiring land for the park headquarters meant that the headquarters was temporarily housed in rented property in Dongshi, Taizhong County while a suitable site was actively sought. Following a suggestion by Miaoli County Government and after a number of inspection visits by CPA and park headquarters personnel, based on the principle of balanced regional development, Wenshui, Dahu Township, Miaoli County was chosen on July 5, 1994 as the site for the park’s management base. The move into their own home long anticipated by park staff was finally completed in February 2001, heralding a new era for the park.

The visitor center has an exhibition room and an audio-visual room in which the park’s geology, terrain, flora and fauna and cultural landscape are explained in easy to understand words, pictures and moving image, allowing visitors to acquire an understanding of the park in a short time. At the side of the headquarters there is a two storey octagonal building, next to an ecological scenic pond, offering excellent views and also selling simple meals and national park related publications, making it a good place to rest or read about nature.

A national park is a “100 year endeavor” and the park headquarters bears the responsibility of ensuring that it completes its sacred mission of managing the park successfully so that it can be enjoyed by future generations. The opening of the park headquarters allowed services to be expanded, in particular allowing more complete national park information and interpretation services to be provided. The aim is to use rich and lifelike natural resource displays and interpretation to develop the ecological awareness of the public, allow them to appreciate the realness and beauty of Formosa and plant the seeds of conservation.
Address 100, Shuiweiping, Fuxing village, Dahu Township, Miaoli CountyMap
Tel (037)996100
Fax (037)996351
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Visitor Center
Visitor Center
The Entrance of Visitor Center
The Entrance of Visitor Center
The films and showing times at present are as follows: (Please note Wenshui Visitor center is open on Mondays, however, regular maintenance work is carried out on the equipment in the audio-visual room every Monday so films are not shown. Any inconvenience this causes is regretted.)
Time Film Name
09:30 Saving the Formosan Landlocked Salmon
10:30 Discover Shei-pa
11:30 Mandarin Duck
13:00 Discover Wuling
14:00 Legend from the Hidden Valley-Broad-tailed Swallowtail Butterfly
15:00 The Story of the Guanwu Salamander [Formosan Salamander (Hynobius formosanus)
16:00 Once upon a time
Things to note:
  • The films are 20-25 minutes long. Booking is not required and seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis. No more people will be allowed into the audio-video room when the seats are all taken.
  • The audio-visual room has 170 seats. If seats are all taken or the above times are inconvenient, a showing can be booked in advance on 037-996-100 ext. 850.(No bookings are taken for weekend showings).
  • On ordinary days bookings can be taken for 10:00, 11:00, 14:30 and 15:30 showing but not for other times.
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Last Update Date:2017-03-29
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Office Service Hours: AM8:30~PM5:00 from Monday to Friday
Wenshui Visitor Center Opening Hours:AM9:00~PM5:00
Wuling/ Guanwu/ Xuejian Visitor Center Opening Hours: AM9:00~PM4:30
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100 Shueiweiping, Fusing Village, Dahu Township, Miaoli County,36443, Taiwan (R.O.C.)  Map(Open with new window)   A+ Level passed.
Tel: 886-37-996100 / Fax: 886-37-996302