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Waterfall in Báihé

Chángbái Waterfall

From the bus stop, walk up to a small hot spring where you can soak your feet or buy delicious boiled eggs (cooked in the spring). Past that a 1km trail leads to the viewpoint for the magnificent 68m Chángbái Waterf…
Lake in Báihé

Heaven Lake

The jewel of the area, this heavenly blue lake seems impossibly elevated by a ring of 16 mountainous peaks. The dormant crater lake, 13km in circumference, was formed around AD 969. A fixed route takes you around pa…
Lake in Báihé

Green Deep Pool

This large, aptly named pool of water, fed by Chángbái Waterfall, is 450m ahead of the Small Heaven Lake. The beautiful milky green pool is great for photos, but not for swimming in. Cross the bus parking lot and he…
Canyon in Sōngjiānghé

Chángbái Shān Canyon

Filled with dramatic rock formations, the 70km-long, 200m-wide and 100m-deep canyon really deserves more fame, but it's tough to measure up against Heaven Lake. There's an easy 40-minute route along a boardwalk that…
Lake in Báihé

Small Heaven Lake

Grab a bus from the Chángbái Waterfall to Small Heaven Lake. Nowhere near the size or majesty of the main crater lake, this is instead a placid lake (or large pond) worth circling. You could venture off into the sur…
Forest in Báihé

Underground Forest

Lying between the park entrance and transport junction, this verdant woodland area, also known as the Dell Forest (谷底森林; Gǔdǐ Sēnlín), has a 3km boardwalk through the woods to the forest base and back. Allow at leas…