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Nanxi River, Yongjia County

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The Nanxi River is located in Yongjia County of the Zhejiang Province in eastern China, and is a major tributary of the Ou River.The Nanxi River Scenic Area was named a National Tourist Scenic Spot by the State Council in 1988 due to its scenic landscape accompanied by its unique local culture. It is 23 kilometres from Wenzhou, east of the Yandang Mountains, north of Xianju County and west of Xiandu County. The Nanxi River is 150 kilometers long and has a drainage area of 2429 square kilometers. It runs from north to south and flows into the Ou River, which empties into the East China Sea. The Nanxi River has 36 bends and 72 beaches.The main scenic spots of the Nanxi River area include Baizhang Waterfall, Furong Triangle Rock, the Waterfall of Tengxi Pool, the Twelve Peaks, Taogong Cave, the Warehouse Under The Cliff, the Furong Ancient Hamlet and Lion Rock. The rock stratum of the mountains is mostly made up of tuff, rhyolite, and granite. The river is located in the subtropical monsoon zone and is influenced by a maritime climate. The climate is warm and moist year round. Temperatures vary from 4.2to. The average annual temperature is. Drifting in the Nanxi River is the hottest activity. People sit on a bamboo catamaran which drifts rapidly with the current. From the raft, views of the ancient village, remote foggy mountains and locals washing along the river can be seen. The locals transport wood from the forest by means of the river. Th wood is floated from the upper reaches and retrieved in the lower reach of the river.
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  • We visited on a work trip. There is allot to do here at the river. You must go up to the top of the waterfall. We took a cart up and ended up walking back down. There are area to get snacks, have your...  more »
  • The title, you can swim mountains, drifting, back to the brook, playing some water activities like water walking ball and so on, the water is very clear also very shallow, sit on the bamboo raft to enjoy the beautiful scenery is the most happy, but also enjoy the farm music.
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  • We went on a day trip from Wenzhou on a Monday, literally had the place to ourselves. Lots of nice, well maintained trails to hike on. Be prepared to climb some stairs. Great scenery and a breath of f...  more »
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