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Wawushan National Forest Park reopens after six years

Date: 2018.08.24 Author: Celia Tang

After being closed for six years because of the reconstruction work, Wawushan National Forest Park was reopened recently. The daily capacity of the park reached 3,500 tourists per day once opened.


Wawushan forest park is China’s biggest forest park, located in Wawushan Town, Meishan City of southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The Wawushan Mountain area is one of China’s most famous historic and cultural mountains, also known as one of the cradles of Taoism.


Rising straight up out of the ground, Wawushan Mountain has a table-like flat top, and is thus called the “Table of God”. It is the world’s second largest mesa, and is recognized as the most beautiful shooting spot by Chinese National Geography magazine.


The natural wonder and beautiful scenery of Wawushan National Forest Park has drawn millions of visitors over the years. For example, the Yanvhu Lake in the park is a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by mountains. Lanxi Waterfall, a “waterfall museum” with 72 waterfalls formed by 102 springs which originate at the top of the mountain. Lanxi Waterfall has a relative fall of 1,040 meters, which is the world’s largest. Yuanyangchi Pond is a blue crystal pond found hidden in the forest.