A country that is as big as China has several parks. These parks, aside from being places where people have their picnic and other social gatherings, are also national treasures.
Currently, there are over 200 unique national parks, however, we will be taking a look at just a few of them. Check them out below;
1. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a national forest park located in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China. It is one of several national parks within the Wulingyuan Scenic Area. The part is buried deep in the Hunan province and it is part of the greater Wulingyuan Scenic Area. It also holds the esteemed title of being China’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unique geological formations that have formed over the eons are almost unparalleled in their magnificence.
2. Jiuzhaigou National Park
Jiuzhaigou National Park is a network of valleys in China’s Sichuan province. In the northern Shuzheng Valley, Nuorilang Waterfall cascades from the edge of a large tree-fringed lake. The Zharu Monastery is a place of worship for the park’s Tibetan villages. In the south, Rize Valley’s mountains are covered with ancient forests. Fallen trees are scattered on the bottom of the striking, multicolored Five Flower Lake which was established in 1978.
3. Guilin Lijiang National Park
Guilin Lijiang National Park is situated in the northeastern region of Guangxi Zhuang, China. It features the Li River, also known as Li Jiang, of the Pearl River Basin. The river flows a total of 102 miles (164 km). The national park represents the outstanding scenery along the Li River between the cities of Yangshuo and Guilin City. The scenery found between these two cities even serves as the artwork on the Chinese 20 yuan note. The mountains also decorate the shoreline as they individually pierce toward the sky. There are two different types of limestone karsts along the river differing depending on the region. The most common is Fengcong karst.
4. Huangshan National Park
Huangshan National Park is located in the south part of the Anhui province of eastern China. The total area covered by the national park is 62 square miles (160.5 sq km). Huangshan is a mountain range with peaks reaching a height of 6,115 feet.
5. Emeishan National Park
Mount Emei which can be called Mount Omei, is a 3,099-meter-tall mountain in Sichuan Province, China, This is the highest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China. The mountain sits at the western rim of the Sichuan Basin. The mountains west of it are known as Daxiangling.