Dongshi Forest Garden is located in the northeast corner of Dongshi District in Taichung City. Known as the Yangmingshan of central Taiwan, the park covers an area of 225 hectares at an elevation of 500 to 700 meters above sea level. This ecologically rich area and seasonally changing park is well equipped for family recreations and company training retreats. The park facilities include vacation cabins, playgrounds, camping and barbecue areas, conference rooms, and hiking trails.
In recent years, Dongshi Forest Garden has enhanced forest management and planted flowers to ensure year-round blooms. The plum blossoms come out January, the cherry blooms and azaleas from January to March, the azaleas, and the paulownia flowers from April to May. From November to January, visitors can also enjoy the fall colors as the maples blush with brilliant reds. The forest park is also a popular firefly viewing area during the months of March to September. And there are park guides on hand to introduce visitors to all of the many of Dongshi Forest Garden.