Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the first national forest park in China, which set up in 1982. The mystic and amazing stone pillars showcase the fantastic natural beauty of the earth. The scenic area hosts many natural features, such as mountains, forests, caves, lakes and waterfalls. Nearby, there are some other famous scenic landscapes that worth visiting, including Suoxiyu Natural Resource Reserve and Tianzi Mountain Natural Resource Reserve.


Zhangjiajie National Park

What to See in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Yellow Stone Stronghold (Huangshizhai)

Yellow Stone Stronghold is located west of the park, which occupying an area of 41 acres. As the must-see site for any Zhangjiajie Tour, Yellow Stone Stronghold shows a great view of forest, with the main attractions, like Traquil Trail in Fir Woods, Needle Peak Five-Finger Peak and so on.

Yellow Stone Stronghold (Huangshizhai)

Stunning View of Yellow Stone Stronghold (Huangshizhai)

Golden Whip Stream

The most charming scenery in the park is the sceneries along the Golden Whip Stream. While hiking along the stream, you may see every action of the fish in the cystal clear water.

Crystal Water of Golden Whip Stream

Crystal Water of Golden Whip Stream


Yuanjiajie, located in the northern part of the park is a natural platform that faces giant rocks rising from deep valleys and surrounded by higher mountains.

Best time to go

Summer is the best sesason to visit Zhangjiajie, when there are not much fogs and clouds as these can limit visability and limit the specaular views. In winter, snow-glazed and cloudy, with peaks wreathed in mist, is beautiful. Every season will have a different charm.

Avoid the key holiday periods and festivals, such as national holitay in the early October, as it will be ever mor evisited and crowded. You can see Back Garden, breath taking Mihun Stage and the Frist Bridge under the sun.

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