|Forest Park of High Stone Steps |
Forest Park of High Stone Steps is situated in Wangmiao Village of Qingbai 15 km apart from Rong County in the northwest. It gains the name because of the stone steps on the mountain are steep like a ladder. The total occupation of it is 182.13 h m², and it is a forest park at provincial level. Forest Park of High Stone Steps is distinctive in terms of topography with huge stones, peaks, ditches, cloughes and streams, which form the natural sceneries with typical geographic feature of low hills in southern Sichuan area.
Among over 30 ranges, Jiuxiao Peak is the top one in the forest park. Moreover, many ranges and hills ranging layer by layer compose the park. Looking at Jiuxiao Peak from a remote place, it looks like an incubative swan, so it is called “Clocking Swan” commonly. The front side of the “Swan” is a crag in red, and it seems like a toad taking a view from the upside.
The north part of the High Stone Steps is “Laolinkou” with dense and flourishing trees. The area is steep in terms of topography with distinctive shapes of ranges. Among them, two look like lions, one is like a smiling arhat, and another is just as an elephant. There is also a ditch named Shisungou as a peak stands tall and upright from the bottom of the ditch just as a sword thrusting toward the sky. Therefore, people call the peak as Shisun Peak.