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15 July 2015

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Shiyan Lake

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Features: mountain lakes; clear blue water; towering steep peaks; ancient trees with coiled branches; a 98% of forest coverage rate; dense negative oxygen ions; and known as “natural oxygen bar for urban residents”.
Location: Yuhua District, Changsha
Honors: National 4A-level Scenic Area
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Service hotline: 4000-0731-77

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Heimi Peak


Features: a 77.51% forest coverage rate; moderate temperatures (20-28℃) in summer; rich flora and fauna resources; unique lakes; an ancient Buddhist temple; ancient stone carvings; and known as “natural oxygen bar for urban residents” and “green ecological barrier in northern Changsha”.
Location: Qiaoyi Town, Wangcheng District, Changsha
Honors: National Forest Park, National 4A-level Scenic Area,
Opening hours: 07:00-19:00
Service hotline: 0731-88430518
Ticket price: 30 yuan/person

Dashanchong Forest Park


Features: more than 90% forest; densely wooded; numerous mountain rushes; overlapping peaks; towering ancient trees; flowing streams; and, known as a natural oxygen bar.
Location: east of Changsha County, Changsha
Opening hours: all day
Ticket price: free

Chinese source:; official website of Heimi Peak National Forest Park