Rongxian Gaoshiti Forest Park
The landform of Gaoshiti Forest Park is peculiar, with boulders, odd peaks, valleys and streams forming a typical natural landscape of low mountain landform in southern Sichuan. Gaoshiti Forest Park covers a total area of 182.13 hectares. It was approved as a provincial forest park by the provincial forestry department in 1993.
Rongxian Gaoshiti Forest Park was awarded "China forest health base" in 2019
It is located in Shanwang village, Tiechang Town, 15 kilometers northwest of the county, with a total area of 182 hectares. There is a summer resort outside the park, which can provide catering for 100 people and parking and accommodation services for 50 people. The forest on the mountain is lush and lush. There are many kinds of plants such as flowers and plants, and there are many kinds of wild animals. It has a primitive forest style. There are more than 30 peaks stretching across the scenic spot. The mountain shape is unique, the scenery is colorful and the climate is cool. It is a summer resort. The main landscapes are: lion's head, toad, compass stone, swan's egg, Golden Duck pool, yangsiya, stalagmite peak, double lion worship elephant, etc. The park mainly reflects the natural landscape of low mountains in southern Sichuan Province. It is praised as a green pearl by experts. In 1993, it was rated as a provincial forest park by the Forestry Department of Sichuan Province.
History of development
Gaoshiti Forest Park is located in Rongxian County, Zigong City. The landscape of the park is unique. Boulders, peaks, valleys and streams form a typical natural landscape of low mountain landform in southern Sichuan. As early as in the 33rd year of the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty, the Western China Diocese of the Christian Church was regarded as one of the four places for foreigners to stay away in Sichuan. Gaoshiti Forest Park has luxuriant trees and beautiful scenery. Gaoshiti Forest Park has a total area of 182.13 hectares. It was approved as a provincial forest park in 1993.
Gaoshiti natural scenic spot was regarded as one of the four summer resorts for foreigners in the Western China Diocese of the Christian Church as early as the 33rd year of the Guangxu reign of the Qing Dynasty. The main landscapes are as follows:
Jiuxiaoding -- the highest peak of Swan Baodan, jiuxiaoding is also the destination of tourism. There are more than 30 peaks of different sizes. Looking from afar, jiuxiaoding looks like a mushroom and a swan hatching eggs. It is commonly known as "Swan Baodan". "Swan egg" pebbles of different sizes have been excavated on the hillside of the peak, as big as a basket and as small as a football ball. On the front of the swan, there is a red stone rock, which looks like a "mang gebao". It is facing the "Swan" and is waiting for the opportunity to eat the "Swan's egg".
Yang Siyan, facing shishenggou, has four caves on the half cliff. There are six inscriptions of Qing Dynasty embedded in the wall. The remnant traces of local people standing on the pole and lighting the sky are still there. It is said that a wooden God, named Yangsi, came from Emei Mountain and was good at fighting. In order to protect the peace of the place, villagers dug holes to build temples and placed the statue of General Yang Si, so it was named "Yang Siyan". A stone scale of sheep intestines. You can enter the cave only by climbing on your feet.
Two lions worship the elephant
The "old forest entrance" at the north end of the high stone ladder is characterized by luxuriant trees, dangerous terrain and peculiar mountain shape. Among them, there are two mountains like lions, one is like xiaoluohan, the other is like an elephant. From a distance, it's like a smile. Luohan leads two lions to worship the elephant, which is called "two lions worship the elephant".
Stalagmites in the air
There is a man digging a hole under the "goose neck". Through it is a gully with steep cliffs on both sides. The mountain is high and dangerous. The terraced fields along the ditch have a feeling of "peach land beyond the cave". At the bottom of the ditch, a peak stands erect, stabbing the blue sky, known as stalagmite mountain, and the ditch is called "stalagmite ditch". It is said that elephants feed on bamboo shoots, and stalagmites should be born like elephants. There is a red Rhododendron on the stalagmite. It is very spectacular in late spring and early summer.
Bus: from Zigong bus station to Rongxian Nanmen station, there is a bus every few minutes, 11 yuan per person. Take No.2 bus from Nanmen station to Ximen station, and buy "Shanwang Temple" at Ximen passenger station. The fare is 3.5 yuan. This is a suburban bus passing through Gaoshiti Forest Park, and the stop is at the gate of the park
Self driving: drive from Chengjiaqiao village, Rongxian County, Zigong City to Jingrong Road, pass wulidun village, yindingqiao village, baishipu village, yaotangchong village, Shiba, ciba'ao village, sanqingdian village, xinlongzui village, waziping village, Chuandian village and Shanwang temple.