Miquan Lake is originally called Daping Lake, which get its name due to the Taiping Temple beside the lake.
It is located 6.5 km to the west of Jiayu County in Xianning, Hubei province, between the three towns of Guanqiao, Gaotie and Yuyue. The lake is surrounded by torso mountains in the east, south and west.
The lake surface covers an area of 12.5 square km, with a volume of 23.75 cubic meters. It is the second largest lake in Jiayu County.(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)