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Maolin Valley

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    Maolin Valley

Location: Situated east of Maolin village at the junction of the Jhuokou River and its tributary, the Musheng River.

Maolin Valley was originally called Luomusih, which means "beautiful valley" in the Rukai language. It is known for its Maolin Valley Falls, located on the banks of Musheng River. It is about an hour's walk upstream from the junction of Jhuokou. The Musheng River's water level rises dramatically after every rainy weather, so the waterfall is likely to be the most spectacular during the wet season, normally from April to October. The water collects in a deep blue lake below the falls before joining the Jhuokou River. The scenery along the coast of the river is unique and filled with natural characteristics, for example, visitors can hear the endless sounds of insects and birds. It is about a 1hr distance from blue lake to upstream of the waterfall and it is an ideal route for hiking.

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HikingSight seeingWaterfallOutingForest bath

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The majestic Maolin Valley Waterfall and its clear blue lake are gorgeous. The river is not well suited for swimming, but the trails lead to a wooden pavilion that provides beautiful views of the lake and cascading falls.


Maolin Dist., Kaohsiung



Traffic Information

Drive: Situated near the 5.5km marker at Kaohsiung Rural Route No. 132 Car : On the way to Uanshan, there is a parking lot for Maolin Valley. Take the downhill road on the right to reach the suspension bridge and path to Lovers Valley.

  • Longitude/Latitude:120.67359/22.89138
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    Maolin Valley
    4.3 4stars 33 reviews
    5stars a month ago

    A good place to play in the water, but it’s not easy to park when there are a lot of people

    5stars a week ago

    It used to be a good place to play in the water, now you can’t go down to play in the water! But it is a super comfortable place to climb mountains!

    4stars a month ago

    A small waterfall on the way to Maolin Scenic Area, a short stay to absorb Fendol, it's pretty good😊

    5stars 7 months ago

    Good place to relax

    JC Yang
    4stars 7 months ago

    There is a beautiful valley next to the Romus Bridge. Walk up the path. On the right side, you can swim and have a picnic. The air is clean and comfortable.

    Last Update:2021-11-30

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