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Hengshui Lake

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"At around 10 a.m. on September 3, 2020, we finished the tour of the ancient town of Tongli, took the bus 18 back, get off at the park. Park park is located on the bank of Hengshui Lake. After getting off the bus, the road is east of the park and the road is west of Hengshui Lake. A color bridge over the road will be suspended in one, to the two scenic spots together to enjoy. We choose to go to Hengshui Lake first, from the color bridge to the entrance of Hengshui Lake, the scenic spot is not charged tickets, it is one of the popular public goods in Hengshui City. Hengshui Lake, commonly known as "Qianqingyu", also known as "Qianqingyu Reservoir", the lake surface 75 square kilometers (57 square kilometers in the Jingzhou territory, 18 square kilometers in Taocheng District). The area and water storage scale is second only to Baiyangdian, the second largest freshwater lake in North China Plain. In July 2000, the State Forestry Bureau and provincial government approved Hengshui Lake Wetland and Bird Provincial Nature Reserve. In June 2003, it was approved as a national nature reserve. Hengshui Hubei Yihengshui City, the ancient city of Lianzhou in the south, the lake area is 75 square kilometers, is the largest freshwater lake, national nature reserve, national water conservancy scenic spot in North China, and is also a very scarce and typical important wetland in the country. It has important functions of ecological service such as conserving water, purifying air, degrading pollution and maintaining biodiversity, and has direct influence on regulating climate and ecological quality of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area. It is known as the "first lake in southern Beijing", "the most beautiful wetland in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei", "the green pearl in North China" and "the sapphire in East Asia". Hengshui Lake is rich in species. It is a plant agglomeration area driven by the northern temperature. There are 383 species of plants, 34 species of fish, 416 species of insects, 17 species of amphibian and reptiles, 20 species of mammals, 310 species of birds in the lake area, of which 7 species of national Ⅰ class protected birds, such as red-crowned cranes, white cranes, oriental white cranes, black cranes, garlic, golden eagles, white shoulder eagles, Ⅱ class protected birds, big swans, cygnets, 46 species of oysters, white pillow oysters, ash oysters, etc. Hengshui Lake has a long history. It is said that the water of Dashun left a "stubble". The southern bank of Jingzhou was once the "Kyushu's head", Hebei abbreviated as "Yao" is from here. According to the research, ancient Yellow River, ancient Huai River, ancient Huai River and Huaiyang River and other rivers have flowed in this, has extended hundreds of miles, vast. The late Eastern Han Dynasty, Cao Cao had been training the navy here. Today there are still many ancient rivers, ancient cultural remains. In January 2016, the State Tourism Bureau and the Ministry of Environmental Protection proposed to identify Hengshui Lake Scenic Area in Hengshui City, Hebei Province as a national ecotourism demonstration area, national 4A-level scenic spot. Hengshui Lake Scenic Area includes the main attractions such as Sansheng Island, Plum Blossom Island, Birdwatching Island, Lushongdang, Lotus Lake, and fishing villages. It is accessible by boat and only buy tickets, but most tourists only visit the lake and lotus lake, it is said that the experience of the island on the boat is not cost-effective, so we just walk around the lake. From the entrance to the lotus lake, return to the road, a circular walk, about an hour, although the scenery only lake, reed, lotus leaves [this season lotus very few], cruise, but its combination in the clear sky, still beautiful beautiful, beautiful."