Jinhuyang National Forest Park, Kashgar
(喀什地区泽普金湖杨景区 kā shí dì qū zé pǔ jīn hú yáng jǐng qū）
Jinhuyang National Forest Park, located 36 kilometers southwest away from Zepu county, covers an area of 26.67 square kilometers, with a natural populus euphratica forest of 13.33 sq km. It was rated a national 5A scenic spot in 2013.
The area has a variety of vegetation types, stretching 489 hectares of natural forest, with a total of 27 families, 39 genera and 51 species of plants growing. It is home to many kinds of wild and rare animals also, including hoopoe, saker, as well as alcedo atthis bengalensis.
Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA
Ideal Sightseeing Season: August and September
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 20:00
Ticket Price: 40 yuan ($5.80); Free for children of or below 1.2 meters (3.9 feet); discounts with valid certificates
Address: Jinhuyang National Forest Park, Zepu county, Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region