Taipei, Taiwan

New Taipei Metropolitan Park

This is a great opportunity for a longer waterside run through a series of riverside parks stretching for 8+ km, binding the Tamsui River in the Sanchong and Luzhou Districts. There’s great variety here — different types of foliage, some waterside paths, various bridges and boardwalks. It’s also a bit busy, with roads and transport all around.

Starting near the Sanchong MRT station at the Covered Bridge Flea market, distances are:

1.5 km to Hwy 1, Xingfu Shuiyang Park
2.1 km to  Shuhong 12th Rd. in Erchongshuhong Riverside Park4 km  Freeway
5 km to Rt. 108 in Shuhongzhaoze Park
8.5 km  to the End of Shuhong Ecological Park

Essentials
  • 8.5 km (5.3 miles) one-way
  • Flat
  • Covered Bridge Flea Markst near Sanchong MRT Station.
  • Take the Orange Line 4B to Sanchong. After leaving Exit 1, turn left and take the stairs over the flood wall to enter the park.