Autumn in the north is always bright with red leaves all over the mountain. It's a good choice to climb mountains and enjoy red leaves at this time. So what are the good places to climb mountains and enjoy red leaves in Shandong? Let's have a look!
1. Mount Tai Scenic Area
Mount Tai scenic spot: World Natural and cultural heritage, World Geopark, national AAAAA scenic spot, national scenic spot, national key cultural relics protection unit, National Forest Park, Chinese mountain, Chinese intangible cultural heritage, national civilized scenic spot, the first mountain of Chinese calligraphy. Mount Tai was regarded by the ancients as a heaven of 'direct connection to the throne', and became a sacred mountain worshipped by the people and sacrificed by the emperor. There is a saying that 'Mount Tai is safe, and all the seas are safe'. Taoists and Buddhists regard Mount Tai as a 'Fairy mountain Buddha kingdom', deifying Mount Tai and building a large number of temples in Mount Tai. Jingshiyu's Diamond Sutra stone carving is well-known at home and abroad.
2. Qingdao Laoshan Scenic Spot
Qingdao Laoshan Scenic Spot is one of the first batch of national key scenic spots approved and announced by the State Council. It is an important coastal mountain scenic spot in China and an AAAAA tourist attraction. Laoshan Scenic Spot is composed of nine scenic spots, such as Jufeng, Liuqing, Taiqing, Qipanshi, Yangkou, beijiushui and Hualou, five scenic recovery areas, such as Shazikou, wanggezhuang, Beizhai, Xiazhuang and Xifu, and three outer land and sea scenic spots. Among them, Laoshan Mountain is the main mountain range in Shandong Peninsula. The highest peak, laoding, is 1133 meters above sea level. It is the highest peak of China's coastline and is known as "the first famous mountain" on the sea. It stands on the shore of the Yellow Sea, tall and majestic. Laoshan is a famous Taoist mountain in China. The preserved Taiqing palace has a large scale and a long history.
3. Yimeng Mountain tourist area, Shandong Province
Yimeng Mountain is the two branches of Taiyi mountain range, which refers to the geographical area with Yishan mountain and Mengshan Mountain as geological coordinates. It is not only an old revolutionary base area, but also a relatively independent cultural circle. Historically, it belongs to Dongyi civilization. Yimeng Mountain is also a tourism concept. Yimeng Mountain tourist area is located in the central and southern part of Shandong Province, including three scenic spots: Mengshan Yunmeng scenic spot, guimeng scenic spot and Yishan scenic spot. The core scenic area covers an area of 148 square kilometers. It is the location of the world cultural heritage Qi great wall and the world famous holy land of longevity. Now it is a national 5A scenic spot, a National Forest Park, a national geopark, and a tourist attraction National Water Conservancy Scenic spot.
4. Longkou Nanshan scenic spot in Yantai, Shandong Province
Yantai Longkou Nanshan scenic spot is located in the central and southern mountainous area of Longkou City, with a total area of 14 square kilometers. It is invested and constructed by Nanshan Group, one of China's top 500 enterprises. In August 2010, it was established with the approval of Shandong Provincial People's government. In the scenic area, there are national AAAAA tourist attractions, top 100 international travel agencies, international golf clubs, star hotels, yacht clubs and the domestic chief health Valley, and other tourism formats. Supporting the construction of cultural center, Grand Theater, shopping center, Winesburg, bathing beach and other service facilities, the scenic area has formed a tourism, leisure, entertainment and shopping center It is a comprehensive tourist resort with diversified tourism products such as catering services and industrial and agricultural tourism.
5. Jinan Qianfo Mountain Scenic Spot
Jinan Qianfo Mountain scenic spot is located in the east of the south of Jinan City, Shandong Province. It is a national scenic spot and a national AAAA scenic spot. It is also known as the three major scenic spots in Jinan together with Baotu Spring and Daming Lake. With an altitude of 285 meters and an area of 11.46 square kilometers (2013 data), the scenic spot is positioned as' a famous Buddhist historical mountain and a holy land of Yushun culture '. The ninth batch of national scenic spots. Jinan Qianfo Mountain scenic area is located at 36 & deg north latitude; 38′ 18.60″ Longitude 117 & deg; 01′ 45.37″， 2.5km away from the city center, it is located in the east of the south of Jinan City Center, with an altitude of 285m and an area of 11.46km2.
6. Liangshan scenic spot
Shuipoliang mountain is the birthplace of Water Margin stories. It is located in Liangshan County, southwest of Shandong Province. It is famous both at home and abroad for its classic outlaws of the marsh. It is one of the first batch of provincial scenic spots in Shandong Province. In 2002, shuipoliang mountain scenic spot was rated as a national AAA scenic spot by the National Tourism Administration, becoming the core scenic spot of Water Margin tourism line in Shandong Province, In 2008, shuipoliang mountain scenic spot was rated as national AAAA tourist area. Liangshan has a long history. As early as in ancient times, our ancestors farmed, hunted and multiplied here. It was named after the hunting of Liang Xiaowang, the second son of Emperor Wen of the Han Dynasty. In 1119 A.D., the first year of Xuanhe of the Northern Song Dynasty, the imperial court ruled decadent and the people were in dire need of livelihood. Song Jiang became a hero in the world.
7. Yishan scenic spot in Zoucheng City
Mencius said: "Confucius ascended Dongshan and Xiaolu, ascended Taishan and xiaotianxia.". Dongshan, also known as Zoushan and zouyishan, stands 10 kilometers south of Zoucheng City, the hometown of Mencius, a famous national historical and cultural city, and on the side of Beijing Shanghai railway and Beijing Fuzhou Expressway. It has beautiful and unique natural landscape, and is known as "Zou Lu Xiuling", a wonder of Dainan. Yishan is a famous scenic spot with unique natural scenery and rich human resources. The famous 24 sceneries, five wonders, Qilong cave, Baduanjin, 20 famous stones, 36 caves, 36 wonders, Yishan hundred sceneries, 72 temples and so on, make countless tourists forget to return.
8. Kunyushan National Forest Park in Shandong Province
Kunyu Mountain National Forest Park is located in Mouping District, Yantai City, Shandong Province, at the eastern end of Jiaodong Peninsula, covering an area of 48 square kilometers. It has a warm temperate monsoon climate and marine climate. The main peak, Taibo peak, is 923 meters above sea level. It is the first peak of Jiaodong Peninsula, with a radius of 100 li. It has a long range of peaks, deep forests, deep valleys, towering ancient trees, many springs and waterfalls, and cultural relics. Kunyu Mountain National Forest Park is the birthplace of Quanzhen School of Taoism in China and the cradle of Jiaodong revolution. It is known as the "ancestor of sea fairy mountain". It is said that sea fairy mountain belongs to Penglai and the ancestor of Penglai is Kunyu. Kunyushan National Forest Park is a national 4A scenic spot, National Nature Reserve, national ecotourism demonstration area and so on.
9. Shandong Lushan National Forest Park
Lushan National Forest Park is located in the center of Shandong Province. Guanyun peak, the main peak, is 1108.3 meters above sea level. It is the highest peak in central Shandong, with an area of 42 square kilometers. It is an important scenic spot of Boshan scenic spot. The park is planned to be botanical garden, guanyunfeng, mingshishan, Hualin, Donghai and Beiping, and more than 140 scenic spots, such as Yunhai sunrise, four heroes competition, Yueshang Tingtao, Summer Bird Club, Wanshi labyrinth, tuochan temple, ghost city, yiyiyitian, YUNTI Wonderland, zaoshuyu and dengtiangou waterfall, mingshishan strange stone, Daogou forest bath, Beiping Jiangnan Water Town, etc. The forest coverage rate is 95%. There are more than 1300 kinds of plants, 168 kinds of birds, 22 kinds of mammals and 561 kinds of insects. It can be called the animal and plant kingdom of central Shandong.
10. Hepanshan forest tourist area in Zouping County
Hepanshan National Forest Park is located in Zouping County, Binzhou City, Shandong Province, at the junction of Zouping County and Zhangqiu county. The total area of the park is 480 hectares, including 356 hectares of forest land. The terrain is complex and changeable. The park has a north temperate continental climate zone with four distinct seasons. The vegetation in hepanshan National Forest Park is luxuriant, and the forest coverage rate reaches 97%. With fresh air and high oxygen content, it is known as the 'ecological pearl of central Shandong'. Hepanshan National Forest Park is rich in local products, including water apricot, persimmon, persimmon cake, pear, apple, pure natural jinghuami, zaohuami and crisp mountain pancakes with corn and sweet potato as raw materials. There are five tourist routes in the park: jiubaojian, Shuiliandong, jiutanxi, hexiangling and Heming valley.
11. Wulian mountain scenic spot
Wulian mountain scenic area, with a total area of 68 square kilometers, is a national AAAA tourist area. It is composed of Wulian mountain and Jiuxian mountain. It is located in the southeast of Wulian County in Rizhao, a coastal city in the southeast of Shandong Province. It is 130 kilometers away from the summer resort Qingdao in the East, 25 kilometers away from Rizhao City, the eastern bridgehead of the new Eurasian Continental Bridge in the south, and Juxian County, the residence of "Asian ginkgo king". In June 2013, Wulian mountain scenic spot was officially approved as a provincial tourist resort, It indicates that the development of Wulian mountain scenic spot has changed from sightseeing to leisure tourism destination, which is of great significance to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism region and promote the development of related industries.