Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park
Entrance of Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park.
Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park is located in Zhejiang
Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park
Location of the park within Zhejiang.
TypeNational park
LocationKaihua County, Zhejiang
Coordinates29°23′25.55″N 118°12′39.72″E / 29.3904306°N 118.2110333°E / 29.3904306; 118.2110333
Area45-square-kilometre (17 sq mi)
Created1999 (1999)
OpenAll year
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese国家森林公园
Traditional Chinese國家森林公園

The Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park (Chinese: 钱江源国家森林公园) is a national park in Kaihua County, Zhejiang, China.[1] It has a total area of 45 square kilometres (17 sq mi), of which 42.5 square kilometres (16.4 sq mi) is land and 2.2 square kilometres (0.85 sq mi) is water. It is bordered by Mount Huang on the north, Qiandao Lake on the east, and Mount Sanqing on the west.[2]


In December 1992 it has been categorized as a provincial park by the Zhejiang provincial government. In August 1999 it has been designated as a national park by the State Forestry Administration.


There are over 10 streams and ponds in the park.

The Qixi Reservoir (齐溪水库), with a surface area of 182.5 square kilometres (70.5 sq mi), is available for fishing and boating. It was founded in 1981.


Qianjiangyuan National Forest Park is in the subtropical monsoon climate zone and exhibits four distinct seasons. It has an average annual temperature of 16.4 °C (61.5 °F), total annual rainfall of 1,814-millimetre (71.4 in), a frost-free period of 252 days and annual average sunshine hours in 1712.5 hours. It is known as "China's Amazon Rainforest".

It is a very well known and beautiful lake in China.

Fauna and flora

The forest coverage is 97.55%. As of 2014, there are 720 species of woody plants belonging to 287 genera and 98 families in the park.[2]

Within the boundaries of the park, the following number of species are known to live: 58 species of mammals, 104 species of birds, 77 species of reptiles and amphibians. Among them the first rank of national protection has Elliot's pheasant, hairy-fronted muntjac and clouded leopard; the second rank has hoplobatrachus tigerinus, Mandarin duck, Chinese sparrowhawk, macaque, pangolin, otter, large Indian civet, and small Indian civet.[2]

See also


  1. ^ 创建国家森林城市 高标准扮美钱江源“大花园”. zjol.com.cn (in Chinese). 2019-01-18.
  2. ^ a b c 钱江源国家森林公园简介. zjol.com.cn (in Chinese). 2018.