Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie

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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park - A Quick Overview


Address: Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie City, Hunan, China, 427400

Phone: +86-7445718811

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Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie

The first national forest park of china spread over 50 square miles in nothing short of a heaven’s treat. Originally a state-run tree farm, the Zhangjiajie forest park is blessed with subtropical climate. This means it is warm in winters and cool in summers making it an ideal place to plan a picnic or short vacation.

It is one of the several national parks within the Wulingyuan scenic area and itself has five scenic areas- Huangshizhai, Golden Whip Stream, Yaozizhai, Yuanjiajie, and Yangjiajie. With 6 travel routes, 468 sightseeing spots, diverse flora and fauna civet cats, giant salamanders, satyr tragopans, dove trees, maidenhair trees, Chinese yews, and Chinese tulip trees, this is a gem of Zhangjiajie city.

The park also houses a museum displaying the culture of the ethnic group in the area.  

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Information

  • Accommodation is available   

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Ticket Prices

  • The ticket price is included in the Wulingyuan scenic area entry fee which also includes Yellow Stone Stronghold, Golden Whip Stream and Yaozi Village in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Yangjiajie, Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain, Ten-mile Gallery in Suoxiyu Valley Scenic Spot and battery car which is around 300 CNY
  • The ticket is valid for three days.
  • The ticket prices of various attractions inside the forest park are variable

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • The timings of various attractions inside the forest park are variable.
  • Please enquire before your visit.

How To reach Zhangjiajie National Forest Park by Public Transport

  • Tourist bus

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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie Reviews

  • It's really a natures' wonder! See it for youself. A lot of steps, but not steep and walkable. If you afford, take the time to soak in the ions!

  • Absolutely beautiful and breathtaking forest park, but DO NOT take a tour guide, it is a waste of money and time, it is way more fun when you explore the area by yourself!

  • Absolutely majestic sandstone and limestone formations. Most of the paths are made of stone blocks and have a lot of stairs. Cableways and the elevator are horrendously overpriced compared to the entrance fee (low season 139 yuan for 4 days).

  • I joined a packaged tour and visited the Park in October, 2014. Only when i was there did I realize that sets of the 2009 Hollywood fantasy film "Avatar" were shot there. Incidentally, I also got the inspiration to write a Hollywood-style screenplay with Chinese characteristics - a heart-warming story about the left-behind children living n the mountains!

  • An amazing and magical scenaric place. Highly recommended! 😍. Stayed 4 nights in a wonderful family run inn (Wulingyuan Mini Inn), 10 minutes walk to Yangjiajie entrance. With the guidance and tips from the Host, we managed to cover lots of beautiful scenenic walks through local villages and hike the slippery rocky stairs/steps to finally reached the top of the mountains.. and viewing the gorgeous mountains, the pain and tiredness were long forgotten.... 😂😊...worth the climb!! 😍

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