Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie

Baofeng Lake is a World Natural Heritage Site, located in Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan Scenic Area. The main attractions are composed by Baofeng Lake and Yingwo Stockade Village. It is also the only scenic area of water-based tourist attractions in Zhangjiajie Scenic Area. The completely scenic area is a composition of landscape scenery and folk customs, especially famous for the graceful lake, magnificent waterfall and mysterious mountain temple.

Things to do:

Baofeng lake

Baofeng Lake: The lake attraction lies the halfway up the hill, and is possible to travel by boat. When on the boat, the tourists will find clear water, forested stone peaks and fresh air surrounding them. The instructor of the boat will explain the local customs and lake attractions. Tourists can also listen to local people singing folk songs on the lakeside.

Baofeng Waterfall

Baofeng Waterfall: Bright and colorful, full of vitality, the waterfall is known as the “Eye of Baofeng Lake”. The waterfall rushes out from the cliffs, roaring a clamor sound, the magnificent scenery amazes all the tourists.

One-Line Sky Valley: This is a peculiar scenery. The One-Line Sky Valley is more than 200 meters long and 100 meters high, but the average width is less than 2 meters. Look up from the valley, the tourists will find the sky becoming a single line.

Yingwo Stockade Village: After passing the Yixiantian Valley, the tourists will reach the Yingwo Stockade Village. The entrance is the ancient gate crenellation, and the deeper is the Baofeng Temple. The village and temple is embraced by the deep and serene forest, here will be the best place for tourists to rest and relax.

What is the best time for Baofeng Lake visiting?

The best time is April to November, because the weather is more suitable for hiking and aquatic activities. Try to avoid Chinese national holidays (such as May 1st to 3rd, or October 1st to 7th) for there might be too many tourists.

How to get the scenic area from Zhangjiajie City?

Take bus No.2 from Zhangjiajie urban area to the terminal station.

How long will it take for a visit?

About 2-3 hours.