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#4 of 6 national parks in China

Best trails in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

12 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park ranging from 3.9 to 6.9 miles and from 1,512 to 3,523 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park features many attractions and is known to have multiple scenic areas within this park. This park encompasses lush forests, ragged mountains, and large amounts of biodiversity. As this park was the inspiration for the movie, Avatar, views here are completely out of this world! The peaks and the forests make this location look dreamlike. Make sure to stop by Yuanjiajie, a steep mountain which also contains Avatar's Hallelujah Mountain. Yuanjiajie is a popular tourist attraction, visitors must check out the giant rocks and deep valleys. The scene at Yuanjiajie is said to look like a Chinese painting. Another must see is Tianzi Mountain, also known as the Emperor's Mountain. Both are guaranteed to provide majestic and stunning views! Note: There is an entry fee to this park. This park also provides cable car rides, trams, and shuttles if you do not want to hike.

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Top trails (5)
#1 - Yellow Stone Village Trail
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 4 h 2 m
Yellow Stone Village Trail is a 5.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Zhangjiajie Shi, Hunan, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
#2 - Wulong Hike
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
A hard uphill climb with steps, this trail inspired the scenery for the movie Avatar.Show more
#3 - Golden Whip to Avatar Mountain
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Golden Whip to Avatar Mountain is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Zhangjiajie Shi, Hunan, China that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#4 - Zhangjiajie Scenic Area Trail
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 6 h 7 m
Zhangjiajie Scenic Area Trail is a 8.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Zhangjiajie Shi, Hunan, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more
#5 - Tianbo Mansion
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
Tianbo Mansion is a 6.9 mile loop trail located near Zhangjiajie Shi, Hunan, China that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.Show more