Songmingyan National Forest Park is located in the Taizishan Forest Area, 25 kilometers south of Hezheng County, Linxia Prefecture, Gansu Province. The total area of the park is 2,666 hectares, which consists of Songmingyan Scenic and Historic District, Yaoshuixia Water Recreation Area, Badugou Alpine Botanical Garden, Lushanziliang Forest Scenic Area and Xiaoxia Leisure Resort. The park is located in the forest area of Taizi Mountain. It has a relatively high height difference, and there are many kinds of animals and plants, and there are more than 130 kinds of shrubs and shrubs.
Every year from April 26th to April 28th, thousands of good men and women and tourists come from all directions, Linxia, Hezheng, Guanghe, Kangle, Zhuoni, Xiahe, Linyi and other places. The folk singers such as Han, Hui, Dongxiang, and Baoan are gathered here to set up tents and stay up all night. On the slopes of Songmingyan, under the shade of trees, by the creeks, between the jungles, the songs are sung and commemorated to be beautiful. The fairy of singing. Visit the mountains to sing flowers or pray for disasters, ask God for a wish, and hold a Buddhist Longhua event. April 28 is the climax of the Flower Club, so Songming Rock is commonly known as "April 8". "The old bathing new Buddha, the eight thousand girls singing peony" is a true portrayal of the Songmingyan Flower Club.
Songmingyan, located at the steep stone gate at the southern end of Hezheng County, is 2,730 meters above sea level and was built during the Ming Chenghua period. Whenever the wind rises, the pine trees here are like waves, and the neat rhythm moves, and its voice is like a drumstick and a horse, so it is named "Songmingyan".
There are temples built on the rock wall. There are the Heavenly King Hall, the Bodhisattva Hall, the Jade Emperor Pavilion and the Palace of the Queen Mother, so this is a holy place where Buddhist Taoism coexists. The abbots on the mountain stayed here for 40 years. The time was gone, although the hands had been immersed in black by the ash, but the old abbot still maintained a sincere and pure heart. Every time a visitor visits him, he will be enthusiastic. Sing a local folk song for them.
On the way to climbing the mountain, we often see small wooden sticks in the seams of the mountains. There are many sayings from the folks. Some say that they are looking for the mountain god to support themselves, and they have to live straight outside, some say It is to detect whether the stone is moving. If the stone is moving slowly, the tree branch will be pushed down or even broken. The inspector can know it in time, so as to make corresponding judgment and prevention. Early warning system. Next to
is the Songmingyan Ski Resort, which is a good place for winter travel.