Most Beautiful National Parks in China
National Park refers to a specific land or marine area approved by the country to be established and managed, with clear boundaries, which aims to protect a representative large-scale natural ecosystem with and realize the scientific protection and rational utilization of natural resources. National Park is a kind of reserve, which originates from the United States of America.
To protect the authenticity and fullness of natural ecology and natural and cultural heritage, to better protect the ecology system and wildlife, China set up 5 national parks in 2021, including Three-River-Source National Park, Giant Panda National Park, Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park, National Park of Hainan Tropical Rainforest and Wuyishan National Park.
Features of National Parks
- With natural and original landscapes
- Having rare and significant resources in the world
The Significance of Setting up National Parks
- Conservation and protection of landscapes and resources
- Observation and study of environment and resources
- Sustainable development of tourism
Three-River-Source National Park
The Three-River-Source National Park is located in the Qinghai Province, the hinterland of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. With an average altitude of 3,500-4,800 meters, the Three-River-Source National Park covers an area of 123,100 square kilometers, including glaciers, snow mountains, rivers, lakes, grasslands, wetlands and forests. The Three-River-Source National Park includes Yangtze-River-Source Park, Yellow-River-Source Park and Lancang-River-Source Park.
To better protect the ecological environment of the Three-River-Source National Park, tourism, exploration and crossing activities are prohibited in the core conservation areas. The non-core conservation areas can be visited.
The Three-River-Source National Park is the paradise of hiking lovers and wild animal lovers. At the Three-River-Source National Park, visitors can see the Three-River-Source Monument, the Yangtze-River-Source Monument and Yellow-River-Source Monument. Tourists can hike to see the wild animals like leopards, bharals, pikas, wild ass, Tibetan fox, antelopes and so on. You can hike on the canyon at the Source of Yellow River and enjoy the vastness and beauty of the grassland on the plateau.
the Three-River-Source National Park
Giant Panda National Park
The Giant Panda National Park crosses Sichuan Province, Shaanxi Province and Gansu Province. Covering an area of 27,134 square kilometers, the average altitude of the Giant Panda National Park is 1,500-3,000 meters.
There are more than 100 pandas in the Wolong Nature Reserve in Sichuan Province. Wolong Nature Reserve is the largest nature reserve in Sichuan Province. At the Wolong Nature Reserve, you can not only see the rare animals like pandas, golden monkeys and takins, but also enjoy the picturesque scenery of alpine meadow, mountains and lake.
Qianfo Mountain Nature Reserve is located in the west of Mianyang, Sichuan Province. There are pandas, golden monkeys and takins in the Qianfo Mountain Nature Reserve. Tourists can visit the azaleas in spring, waterfall in summer, maple leaves in autumn and the snow in the winter in the Qianfo Mountain.
Giant panda at the Wolong Nature Reserve
Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park
The Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park is located in the juncture of Heilongjiang and Jilin Province. Covering an area of 1,406,500 hectares, the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park has wild Northeast Tigers and Leopards. As endangered animals of the world, Northeast Tigers and Leopards need our protection.
At the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park, you can experience the life of the members of the scientific investigation team. If you visit the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park in autumn, you will see diverse colors of the leaves. Visiting the forest in the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park in autumn during the sunset will be impressive. It is possible to hear the sound of sika deer.
the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park
National Park of Hainan Tropical Rainforest
When it comes to travel to Hainan, beaches and sea will come to visitors’ minds. National Park of Hainan Tropical Rainforest will give you different impression of Hainan. Covering an area of more than 4,400 square kilometers, the forest coverage of National Park of Hainan Tropical Rainforest is 95.56%. National Park of Hainan Tropical Rainforest boasts one of the most concentrated, best preserved and largest contiguous tropical rainforests in China.
The Five-Finger Mountain is the highest mountain in Hainan Province, and the altitude of the highest peak of Five-Finger Mountain is 1,867 meters. It is named so because the shape of its rolling ridges and peaks is like the 5 fingers of people. At the Five-Finger Mountain, tourists can visit the the exotic flowers and rare herbs of tropical rainforest, see the huge colorful butterflies and experience the exciting canyon rafting.
The Five-Finger Mountain
Wuyishan National Park
Wuyishan National Park crosses Jiangxi and Fujian Province, covering an area of 1,280 square kilometers. Wuyi Mountain is typical Danxia landform with beautiful scenery and biodiversity. As a UNESCO natural and cultural heritage site, Wuyishan National Park has a comprehensive mid-subtropical zone.
Wuyi Mountain provides stunning view of valleys and forests. It is idyllic and picturesque even on foggy days or rainy days, whose scenery is like the scenes in the Chinese ink painting. It is a paradise for hiking lovers and wildlife lovers.
At the White Cloud Temple, tourist can enjoy the stunning view of the sunrise and the sea of clouds. At the Jiuqu Stream, visitors can experience the rafting as well as enjoy the picturesque scenery.
At a deep canyon of Wuyi Mountain, deep in the cave you will see a crack of the rocks, which is named thin strip of the sky. Looking above, the sky is reduced to a barely seen thread, hence the name.
The tea leaves in Wuyi Mountain are also very famous for its high quality. Wuyi Mountain is the birthplace of Da Hong Pao, a superior oolong tea, renowned at home and abroad.