The Maoershan National Forest is located in Maoershan which happens to look like a straw hat. The forest is well known for its rich ethnic culture, regional culture, and forest culture. At the top of the hill there is a natural observation platform where visitors can view the Buerhatong River and the Hailan River. The view includes the south and the laid back Hailan River is found embedded in the grangrant Hailan River Plain. Through the Maoershan National Forest you will find a variety of pines, eucalyptus, poplars, and shrubs growing through the mountains. There is also lots of wild life that you can observe living on the mountains including chickens, wild rabbits, and other local wild life.