Longtan is the location of the Shihmen Reservoir.(石門水庫 ) The nearby area of the reservoir is a famous spot for hiking, bicycling, and sightseeing. And the theme park " Window on China" , which presents models of the world's famous buildings and has a amusement park, is also located in Longtan.
The township is known for the Buddhist temple in the center of Longtan Lake and the large Bainien community project. The area is surrounded by high-tech industries and mountains.