One of the nine national forest parks in China, Fuzhou Forest Park, located at Chiqiao Village, Xindian Town in northern suburbs of Fuzhou, is 7 kilometers away from the city proper with a total area of 859 hectares. The park is surrounded on three sides by hills and flanked on one side by a river. Penrack Peak in the north has an altitude of 634 meters, while Bayi Reservoir in the south is only 47 meters above sea level.
The park is divided into five parts themed respectively for Central Asian tropical evergreen broadleaf, South Asian tropical rainforest, banyan trees, wild fruit trees, and coastal mangrove, with more than 2,500 species of plants from home and abroad. Also in the park are rare and precious plants garden, cycad garden, Chinese rose and camellia garden, and potted plants garden.
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