Bali River Scenic Area

Bali River Scenic Area

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Geographic location:Yingshang County, Anhui Province


Famous scenery:World Scenery, Splendid China, Bibo Tourist Area

Recommended play season:four Seasons

Balihe Scenic Area is a national AAAAA-level tourist scenic spot with environmental protection “500 Best Global”. It is located in Yingshang County in the southeast of Fuyang City, Anhui Province, south of Huai River, Dongpu River, 8 kilometers north of Yucheng, and west of Xiangyang. 60 kilometers, 170 kilometers southeast of Hefei. Its main parks, namely “World Scenery”, “Jinxiu Zhonghua”, “Bibo Tourist Area” and “Bird Language Forest” cover an area of 3,600 mu and enjoy the reputation of “the first peasant park in the world”.

Bali River Scenic Area

Historical evolution

During the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the flood control of the Liugou River was followed by a devastating flood to the Huaihe River.
At the end of the Yuan Dynasty and the beginning of the Ming Dynasty, there were frequent wars and floods. No one was interested in Liugou River. The floods rushed to Liugou Town and Baique Temple. A big disaster fell on both sides of the Liugou River.
The Qing Dynasty was renamed the Bali River.
In June 1938, the Kuomintang government made a dyke incident at the Yellow River Garden Gate, forming a flood of yellow water. The Weihe River broke into the Bali River, flooded into a disaster, the riverbed rose, the water surface widened, the fertile land was submerged, the houses collapsed, and the surrounding people fled to survive.
At the beginning of the liberation in 1954, the Bali River was not rehabilitated and used. In the past 100 years, there was no flood. The two rivers of Cheng and Huo, Huo and Huo, met with the two rivers, Balihe, Daijiahu, Qiujiahu, Jiangjiahu, Chengxihu and Tanggu Lake. The six major lakes meet and become the ocean.
In the winter of 1954 to the spring of 1955, the government arranged for the victims to move northward to produce self-help. In the autumn of 1955, the diversion of the Huaihe River and the relocation of the Bali River began. The dyke along the north bank of the Huaihe River broke ground and intercepted the passage of the Bali River into the Huai River. The flow of the Bali River into the Weihe River was opened and the gate was intercepted. The tributary of the Bali River into the Weihe River.
In 1958, the Bali River established a fishery, and there was no implementation and management of the Great Lakes, and the production of single fry. During the three-year difficult period, the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait went to the river to touch the hustle and bustle, fishing the water horn, fishing shrimp, and cutting weeds to fill the hunger. The Bali River helped the people on both sides of the strait to tide over the difficulties.
In 1972, the Yingshang County Party Committee and the county government concentrated on the fishermen who had been floating all year round to settle in the Bali River, and set up a fishery commune to govern the Bali River.
In 1976, it successively developed four large scorpions, such as Shengtianyu, Chongtianyu, Youhuyu and Daoxiangyu, rebuilding Xuqiao and Maqiao Bridge, and communicating the traffic of Bangang, Guanyu and Yucheng.
In 1978, fry placement and lake management were started on the Great Lakes of Bali River.
In 1982, the Central Fisheries Company, the Provincial Aquatic Products Company, and the County Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fishery Bureau jointly invested 1.93 million yuan to establish the “State-owned Yingli County Bali River Joint Fishing Ground” to complete the excavation of the 1500-mu intensive fish pond in Shengtianyu.

Bali River Scenic Area

Geographical environment

Geographic location

Balihe Nature Reserve is located in Yingshang County, at the junction of Weihe River and Huaihe River, south of Huaihe River and Dongpu River, 60 kilometers west of Xiangyang City and 170 kilometers southeast of Hefei. The geographical coordinates are 116°01′-116°38′ east and 32°54′-32°57′ north latitude. It is 15km long from west to west, 2km wide from north to south, 3km wide at the widest point, and 50km wide around the lake. The scenic area covers an area of 15.8 square kilometers.

Bali River Scenic Area

Geographical climate

It is located in the transition zone from warm temperate zone to subtropical zone. The annual average temperature is 15.1 °C, the annual sunshine hours are 2213.4 hours, the annual average frost-free period is 221 days, and the annual average rainfall is 923.8 mm. The pH of the water is between 7.5 and 8.5.

Bali River Scenic Area

Natural resources

The Balihe Wetland is an important geographical location with rich biodiversity. There are 47 species of fish, 5 species of amphibians, 5 species of reptiles, 8 species of mammals, and 137 species of 49 families and 14 families of birds. Among them, the state-level protection includes oriental white pheasant, white-headed crane, and giant salamander; the national secondary protection includes the plume, white-billed heron, swan, scorpion, white-tailed pheasant, dragonfly, red dragonfly, gray crane, white There are 14 kinds of pillow cranes, small crows, etc.; there are 5 kinds of four kinds of rhododendrons, big cuckoo, Jiayan, Jinyaoyan, black pillow and yellow pheasant. The provincial protection is common 鸬鹚, bean geese, 赤 19 species such as ducks and pintails.

Bali River Scenic Area

Attractions landscape

Main Attractions

“World Scenery” has shrunk the world famous architecture of the Greek Zeus Temple, the French Lions Arc de Triomphe, the German House of Representatives in Berlin, the Dutch windmill, the Sacred Heart Church in Paris, the White Tower in the North Sea. There are Swan Lake, Jiuqu Bridge, Yudai Bridge, Lake Heart Painting and Calligraphy Gallery, Liudi and other attractions.

Bali River Scenic Area


“Jinxiu Zhonghua” is a collection of oriental architectural art; it blends traditional Chinese culture. Such as Su-style gardens, Baique Temple, People’s Monument, Zhanggongshan and so on.

“Bibo Tour” covers an area of 3,000 acres, crossing the Great Wall, walking the wooden bridge, climbing the islands in the lake, watching the hippo, crocodiles, monkeys, watching the turtles and pythons; watching Mongolian wild donkeys, Xinjiang wild horses, Mongolian camels, seals, bears, Giraffes, bear raccoons, black swan and many other rare wild animals in the world. More than 60 wooden houses and iron houses have different styles and are distributed on the lake bank of Liuzhong Lake. The Han Folk Culture Village contains fragments of the Han nationality in the historical and cultural process, and focuses on the production and life images of the local Han nationality before the 1960s. The 100-meter Tianchi Bathing Bath on the south side of the White Tower on the north side of the lake.

The “Playground” is located on the west side of the “World Scenery” Park and is full of amenities. The swimming pool varies in depth and level, and there are dozens of electric toys for children’s playgrounds.

“Bird language forest” tree rockery, curved path pool for birds to live, nearly 100 species of birds, including the national first-class protection birds, goose green peacock, white pheasant, Chinese merganser, white-tailed sea eagle, national secondary protection bird Swan, scorpion, white-naped crane, grey crane, white pheasant, white-fronted geese, vulture, etc. The Bali River Bird Forest is a natural place for people and birds to share music.

“Huaihe Customs Culture Center” is located on the south side of the Tourist Service Center of Balihe Tourist Area, with a construction area of about 400 square meters. The library uses rich and rich cultural relics and materials to comprehensively display the history, culture, folk culture and water governance culture of the Huaihe River Basin, and reproduce the historical development of the Huaihe River Basin.

Bali River Scenic Area

Scenic honor

The Bali River Scenic Area used to be featured in “Huaibei Pearl River Bali”, “New Look of the Fishing Town”, “Ming Ming Zhu Yu Zhonghua”, “The Scenery is Good”, and other feature films on the American Panda TV Station and China Central Television. And domestic mainstream media broadcast.
In 1991, it was designated as a water resources protection zone by Xiangyang City.
At the beginning of 1993, the Bali River received a message from the United Nations Environment Program and awarded the Bali River the title of “Global 500 Best”. It commended the Bali River for its sustainable development and protected the outstanding achievements of the water and soil.
In 2001, it was approved by the provincial government as a provincial nature reserve.
In 2002, he was awarded the “National Spiritual Civilization Town”
In 2004, Balihe Town became the first batch of “National Agricultural Tourism Demonstration Sites” in China.
On October 2, 2013, Balihe Scenic Area became the first youth education base of China Environmental Protection Foundation.
On October 11, 2013, Balihe Scenic Area was awarded the title of “National AAAAA Scenic Area” by the National Tourism Administration. “National AAAAA Scenic Area” represents the highest level in the tourist area.

Bali River Scenic Area

Travel guide

ticket price
The scenic spot coupon is 50 yuan/person. Student certificate is half price. 70 or older people are free. Children under 1.2 meters are free.
Since 9:28 on 2018, the ticket price of Balihe Scenic Spot has dropped from 104 yuan/person to 90 yuan/person.

Traffic information
Hefei went to the scenic spot for an hour and a half, Zhengzhou went to the scenic spot for 5 hours, and Nanjing went to the scenic spot for 4 hours.
Self-driving tour Provide self-driving parking, refueling, brushing, bathing, accommodation and other services.
Tourist Lines There are direct trains in the major cities of Anhui Province, and there are many shuttle buses to the scenic spot.

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