Built in 1957, Qinling Park is the center of Guiyang city. It is famous for tranquil water, ancient temples and mysterious trees. The name was derived from the Qianling Mountain that lies in the park, which is the most famous mountain in southern Guizhou.
There are eight predominant scenic locations: Sanlingwan, Macaque Garden, Hongfu Temple, Kylin Cave, the Zoo, Qianling Lake, Two-Dam Wind-Rain Bridge, and the Winding Mountain Path. There are about 1,500 different types of trees and flowers as well as 1000 types of herbs in the Qianling Mountain. Gregarious macaques and flocks of birds can be found there as well.
Visitors may go up the winding path to the Hongfu Temple up the hill. Hongfu Temple is one of the most famous Buddhism temples in Guizhou province, which was first built in the year 1,672. The qianling Lake i the foot of the Qianling Mountain, with an area of 35 hectares.