8 Easy Hot Springs for 2018

(中文版: 2018年六個容易去的溫泉) 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.

1) 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 Red Bridge Hot Spring, 2017/12/24

Hongye Hot Spring
Taitung County, Yanping Township
Parking: 22.89088, 121.06934
Hot Spring: 22.88982, 121.07031
Detailed Map: https://goo.gl/0GSS0u

Jinlun Hot Spring is a riverside wild hot spring in Taitung, Taimali Township. The hot spring is near the road and easy to access. There are several small pools with varying temperature, and many flat areas to camp around the hot springs.

Jinlun Hot Spring, 2017/1/28

2) Jinlun Hot Spring
Taitung County, Taimali Township
Hot Spring: 22.52876, 120.9377
Parking: 22.52973, 120.93968
Detailed Map: https://goo.gl/NTd7Cb

3) Jinfeng Hot Spring is a small volcano in Taitung, Jinfeng Township. In winter of 2018 the road is collapsed so it's a 5-minute walk.

Jingfeng Hot Spring, 2017/12/25

Jinfeng Hotspring
Taitung, Jinfeng Township
瀑布: 22.59237, 120.93855
停車: 22.59178, 120.93871
詳細地圖: https://goo.gl/gqAHDP

4) Xiao Jinping Hot Spring is a secluded hot spring right next to the riverbed in in Hsinchu, Jianshi Township. A covered concrete bathing area has been built at the hot spring, which is very warm and comfortable. There are many waterfalls near the hot springs. Depending on your vehicle, you need to walk for 10-15 minutes.

Xiaojinping Hot Spring, 2017/11/28

Xiao Jinping Hot Spring
Hsincu County, Jianshi Township
Parking: 24.65042, 121.20645
Hot Spring: 24.64957, 121.20553
Detailed Map: https://goo.gl/O33Z0h

5) Fanfan Hot Spring is a wild, riverside hot spring in Yilan, Datong Township. During the winter you can drive almost all the way to the first hot spring, which has two big pools that are great for soaking in. If you feel that it's too crowded, there is a second hot spring less than 300 meters up the river which few people visit.

Fan Fan Hot Spring, 2016/2/15

Fanfan Hot Spring
Yilan County, Datong Township
Hot Spring: 24.6156, 121.52362
Parking: 24.61323, 121.52556
Detailed Map:https://goo.gl/Kn2dAO

6) Ribs River Hot Spring: is a small hot spring in Yilan, Datong Township. It only takes a few minutes to walk to the hot spring, which is 120 meters from the parking area.

Ribs River Hot Spring, 2016/2/14

Ribs River Hot Spring
Yilan County, Datong Township
Hot Spring: 24.60351, 121.50719
Parking: 24.60267, 121.50744
Detailed Map: https://goo.gl/AvNzue

7) Ruiyan Hot Spring is a riverside hot spring in Nantou, Renai Township. The water is very hot, and comes out from under the rocks at several locations along the river bank. Ruiyan Hot Spring is in a very quiet and secluded area, and getting to the hot spring is easy. It's a only 5 minute walk from the parking area.

Ruiyan Hot Spring, 2017/11/4

Ruiyan Hot Spring
Nantou County, Renai Township
Hot Spring: 24.13517, 121.16994
Parking: 24.13485, 121.17033
Detailed Map: https://goo.gl/83x9HO

8) 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, 2017/1/1

Jingying Hot Spring
Nantou County, Renai Township
Hot Spring: 24.03073, 121.19901
Parking: 24.03046, 121.19768
Detailed Map: https://goo.gl/hHOcxB

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.