The late autumn in central China’s Hubei is charming with resplendent colors of gingko trees, sapium sebiferum, maples, etc. and a breath of winter in the air.
1. Wuhan East Lake Scenic Area
As a major tourist attraction in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, the East Lake Scenic Area is fascinating all the year round with cherry blossoms in spring, lotus in summer, sweet-scented osmanthus in autumn and plum blossoms in winter.
2. The Three Gorges
The Three Gorges area in Yichang City of Hubei has entered into the best season for viewing autumn red leaves recently.
3. Jiuzihe Town
Located in Luotian County of Huanggang, central China’s Hubei Province, Jiuzihe Town is a perfect unfolded scroll painting with flaming red leaves, blue sky, white clouds, mountains and rivers, villages and farmhouses in late autumn.
4. Sigu Town
Located in Dawu County of Xiaogan in central China’s Hubei Province, Sigu Town is inflamed with red leaves of sapium sebiferum, which spread all over the town.
5. Ginkgo Valley in Anlu and Suizhou
Referred to as “giant panda in plant kingdom”, ginkgo trees are “living fossil” for research on geological evolution of ancient Earth and characteristic old. Ginkgo is rare tree species in our country and has been listed as the second level valuable and rare tree species to be protected in China. Ginkgo Valley in Anlu and Suizhou boast the largest ancient ginkgo community in central China, and is one of the four most ancient and best preserved ginkgo colonies.
6. Dajiu Lake
The Dajiu Lake National Everglade Park in the Shennongjia area of Central China’s Hubei Province, is one of few meadow and lake marsh areas in the world’s middle latitude regions.
It is known as one of the best reserved marsh areas in Central China and the highest in Hubei Province, with well preserved mountain meadows and ferns as well as rare animals such as storks, cranes, spotted deer and giant salamanders.
7. Mountain area in Lichuan City
The mountain area in Lichuan City, which is located in western Hubei, is a piece of peaceful land, with clear sky and gorgeous colors in late autumn.(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)