Baofeng Lake (宝峰湖) Scenic Area is part of the larger Wulingyuan Scenic Area, a World Natural Heritage Area. This long thin lake is surrounded by mountains, including Baofeng ('Precious Peak').
Baofeng Lake features beautiful natural scenery. It is located in the mountains, where there is abundant water and fresh air. Green trees and stone peaks of various shapes surround the lake. There are also waterfalls pouring out like troops from heaven descending to the world. If you go boating on the lake, you can see the reflection of the marvelous stone peaks and green trees in symmetric display.
Yixiantian Valley, less than an average of four meters wide, is another wonderful attraction. Only a thin line of the sky can be seen from the bottom of the valley, which resembles a long, thin silk thread. The length, narrowness, and depth here are rare for national scenic spots.
Mount Baofeng, at a height of 1,213 meters, is nearby and points straight up to the sky. Yingwo Stockaded Village is strategically located in the mountain's terrain, and is difficult to access.
By reaching the top of the mountain, you can look down upon many smaller peaks. Within the green background is Baofeng Temple, gracefully ancient in color and style, half hidden and half visible, and radiating the ethos of a religious culture. Lake Baofeng lies calmly, like a goddess, outstanding and pure, projecting a sense of peace.
Baofeng Lake is a mere 2 km south of the hotels at the Wulingyuan entrance. See our Zhangjiajie Hotel Map. The lake is only 1 km long so you can explore it by foot/boat in half a day.
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