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Prohibited Activities Regulations in the Domain of Taroko National Park

The penalty for violating the regulations is a fine from NTD600~3000.

Amended and promulgated by Order Tai-Nei-Ying-Zi No.1080809067 of the Ministry of the Interior on June 20, 2019, by amending Regulation 17; effective on the date of promulgation

  • Any display, sale, transport, or collection of animals, plants, ores, and their specimens or derived products which are illegally hunted or collected is prohibited.
  • Shotguns, cables, nets, clips, cages, batteries, poison, and other hunting equipment capable of capturing, hunting, harming, or poisoning wildlife are prohibited from entering the National Park.
  • Peddling, the erection of stalls, or the engagement in performance activities without permission or authorization is prohibited.
  • Earth filling, land leveling, or dumping of soil and rocks is prohibited.
  • Establishment of votive offering facilities or graves, posting of advertisements and mobile advertisements, hanging or placement of trail markings, or other facilities that disturb the landscape is prohibited.
  • Creating a disturbance, lighting campfires, cooking, barbecuing, grass boarding, swimming, river tracing, rock climbing, camping, erecting tents, playing or using speakers, operating remote-controlled machinery, and other similar activities are prohibited outside of designated areas.
  • Littering plastic bottles, polystyrene, other plastic or metal products, food waste, and other objects and trash not compostable or biodegradable is prohibited.
  • Lighting firecrackers, fireworks, joss paper, and other objects which could disturb public safety is prohibited.
  • Careless parking which could disrupt traffic within the National Park is prohibited.
  • Destruction of public property and facilities is prohibited.
  • Feeding wildlife or releasing, abandoning animals is prohibited.
  • Entry into areas publically prohibited from entry or entry into Zhuilu Old Road without prior permission is prohibited.
  • It is prohibited to bring pets into the Ecological Protection Area, the Historical Preservation Area, or the Special Landscape Area (with the exception of along the highway).
  • Changing and altering authorized routes, itinerary, and campgrounds upon entering the Ecological Protection Area is prohibited with the exception of emergency evacuation.
  • Entry into closed trails within the National Park, or straying from routes of open trails, is prohibited.
  • Establishment of memorial plaques or other monumental facilities without authorization is prohibited.
  • Political activities and actions with the potential to cause social disputes or conflict are prohibited.

Directions of Fines for Violation of the Activities Prohibited in the Domain of Taroko National Park. Download (.pdf)