Zhangjiajie National Forest Park – Unique Places Around The World; Joseph Kiprop; WorldAtlas.com

China – Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is one of the most beautiful natural sites in China.

The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a popular national park located in China. The park is famous for attracting visitors from all over the world. Apart from the unique geographical and geological features, the park is home to a vast number of flora and fauna including the Dove tree, and the Chinese chestnut tree. The park is also part of the unique Wulingyuan Scenic Area.


China first recognized Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in 1982. The park is the most famous part of a much larger scenic area, Wulingyuan, which covers an area of 153.5 square miles. The Wulingyuan scenic area was officially listed as UNESCO world heritage site in 1992. In 2001, the ministry of land and resources recognized the Wulingyuan scenic area as Zhangjiajie sandstone peak forest national Geopark.

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