Hubei has long been famed as a "province of thousand lakes." There were more than 1,300 lakes in the province in 1985, including 300 major ones which were 3 square kilometers each or larger in size.
Photo 1: The Three Gorges reservoir area in Hubei.
Photo 2: The Milu National Nature Reserve in Shishou, Hubei province.
Photo 3: The Danjiangkou Reservoir, in Hubei province, is the source of the middle route of South-to-North Water Transfer Project.
Photo 4: Dajiu Lake, Shennongjia Forestry District, Hubei.
Photo 5: The 800-li Qingjiang River is as beautiful as a painting and the 300-li Qingjiang River in Changyang County, Hubei, is an art gallery.
Photo 6: Hefeng Pingshan Ravine, Hubei. The water there is so clear that boat passengers often feel as though they are sailing on air.
Photo 7: The boardwalk in Shiziguan Scenic Area, Xuan’en County, Hubei.
(hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)