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Zhongli Laojie Creek Trail & Xinjie Creek Trail(中壢老街溪、新街溪步道)

Traveler rating:4 11 Reviews

Updated:2019-11-13

Posted Date:2016-01-04

Popularity:1911

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Attraction Highlights

- Enjoy the greenness during the day and light projection mapping at night in the riverside park.

- The Zhongli Art Park, River Education Center, and Hakka villages together form a beautiful convergence of nature and culture.


Laojie (Old Street) Creek and Xinjie (New Street) Creek flow through the metropolitan area of the southern Taoyuan. After the river restoration for Laojie Creek and Xinjie Creek, the two distinctive trails, Laojie Creek Trail and Xinjie Creek Trail, are established. The two trails not only enrich the dimensions of tourism, but also bring changes to the urban manner of leisure. For example, the public is able to relax in the lush greenery of the hydrophilic trails while amidst in the busy, metropolitan district. The dazzling lighting show at night, the surrounding Xinshi Park, the River-Ecology Education Center and other related facilities, have become the new leisure landmarks in the southern Taoyuan.

Originating from Longtan, Laojie Creek runs northward through Pingzhen, Zhongli, Dayuan regions, and is named after Zhongli Laojie which it passes through on the way. Laojie Creek is therefore an important river in Zhongli City.

The starting point of Laojie River Trail is in the Bazizun Riverbank Park in Pingzhen District, while the end point is at Laojie River Bridge on Huanbei Road, making it easily accessible. Departing from Sanchong Bridge in Pingzhen, you will be able to connect to Bajiaotang (Octagonal Pond), Bogong Temple, Zhongli Jiushe, Pingzhen Xinshi Park, and River Education Center. The stroll along the creek trail caters to both sight-seeing and leisure purposes, and thus energizes the walkers on the trail.

The Xinjie Creek, also the target of river restoration, flows through Zhongli and Pingzhen downtown and parallels with Laojie Creek as the two major rivers in Zhongli District. Xinjie Creek has a 3 km long hydrophilic riverbank with lush greenery. Along both sides of the Creek, 1.5 km riverbank trails will be built for local residents to have a place to stroll and exercise.

The trail starts from Fude Bridge, goes southward, and then is divided into Zhongfu Segment and Xizhou Segment. Zhongfu Segment is specially noted for its green landscape. When you walk along the riverbank, you can see the distinctive riverbank ecology. Along the trail, you will pass the lush greenery Zhongli Art Center, which has various artistic sculptures and exercise facilities for the public to appreciate and to use. The cherry blossom trail at the riverbank is also a place worthy of a visit.

After coming to Yanping Road and then turning into Xizhou Street, you now enter into Xizhou Segment of Xinjie Creek Trail. Situated between Xinjie Bridge on Puyi Road and Fude Bridge on Zhongshan Road, this segment is approximately 1 km and there is wooden planked trail for visitors to walk upon along the way. You can also visit Ren Hai Temple and Shenji Pavilion to partake in a fruitful cultural tour.

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Facilities

  • Bus Station
  • Bike Rest Stop
  • Hiking Trail

Remind

■The entrance of Laojie River Trail is located in Xinshi Park near Laojie River. You can walk from here all the way to Cuiti Bridge, Xinshi Park, and Laojie River Education Center.
■Some part of the road is one-way only.

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TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler rating:4.0 11 Reviews Write a Review

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  2. 1 Couples
  3. 3 Solo
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  • carlc256

    Zhongli, Taoyuan

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    Nature in the city

    Traveler rating:5 2018-11

    This is a beautiful, peaceful ride/walk through the city passing many gentle points of interest and artwork. There are also a few cafes and restaurants along the way and many more just off the trail itself.
  • Papa_sam10270325

    TOKYO

    Traveler type:

    友達との旅行

    素晴らしいサイクリングのための大きなトレイル

    Traveler rating:4 2018-11

    これは、素晴らしい自転車に最適な方法です。 途中の美しい流れと自転車の車線は非常に平らで、よく乗っています 私たちの家族はここに自転車に乗っていて、とてもリラックスしています。
  • Julietttkao

    台灣桃園

    Traveler type:

    家庭式

    從老街溪頭走到老街溪尾,有自行車更好

    Traveler rating:5 2018-11

    老街溪整修後一切都很美好, 讓人重新發現老街溪的美, 沿著河岸漫步, 天空特別地藍, 草地特別地綠, ㄧ台又一台的腳踏車飛馳而過, 真的是一條好步道啊!
  • danny832105

    台灣台北

    Traveler type:

    單獨旅遊

    城市銀河

    Traveler rating:5 2018-10

    我,第一次來,就愛上了。 結束壢新醫院的探病,租了Ubike回中壢車站,途中看見老街溪單車道,就開啟悠遊水岸的旅程。 從三崇橋為起點,行經延平橋、翠堤橋,以中正橋為終點;沿途有平房、公寓、大廈和商辦大樓;有廟宇、學校、公園和運動中心;有水鳥造訪、有市民散步……如同一連串和諧的畫面。 用一個單純的態度,不作任何比較,就會發現桃園市竟有這麼一條水岸自行車道,像是中壢這個城市的銀河。
  • TaiwanBalala

    台灣桃園

    Traveler type:

    家庭式

    悠閒的地方

    Traveler rating:4 2018-02

    在老街溪整治後,這兒建置得相當不錯。夜間也有燈光,是適合附近的居民們悠閒散步或騎腳踏車晃晃的好地方。若是遊客觀光的話,如果有經過附近可以來走走,個人認為不需要特地安排到這裡來。

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