Listed Lakes and Reservoirs in Yunnan Province

In 2021, the provincial assessment of beautiful rivers and lakes will be carried out in the way of hierarchical evaluation, selective recommendation and level by level declaration. The state (city) people’s government preferred recommendation, access self-evaluation conditions of the competent department of industry at the provincial level, the public satisfaction evaluation, professional evaluation of the provincial joint expert group review, selected 122 objects (among them, the river 46, lake 3, reservoir class 69, water conservancy scenic area class 4) as the 2021 provincial green beautiful lakes (beautiful lakes). The list of provincial green beautiful rivers and lakes (beautiful rivers and lakes/省级美丽河湖) in Yunnan Province in 2021 is been published.

Yunnan Province, known for its diverse landscapes, is home to several lakes and reservoirs, offering scenic beauty and recreational opportunities. Some notable lakes and reservoirs in Yunnan include:

  1. Erhai Lake (洱海): Located near the city of Dali, Erhai Lake is one of the most famous and picturesque lakes in Yunnan. It is known for its clear waters, surrounding mountains, and traditional fishing villages.
  2. Lugu Lake (泸沽湖): Situated on the border between Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, Lugu Lake is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and the unique matriarchal Mosuo culture of the local inhabitants.
  3. Fuxian Lake (抚仙湖): As one of the deepest lakes in China, Fuxian Lake is located in Chengjiang County, southwest of Kunming. It is known for its crystal-clear waters and the presence of mysterious underwater formations.
  4. Dianchi Lake (滇池): Located near Kunming, Dianchi Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in China. Despite environmental challenges, efforts are underway to preserve and restore the lake’s ecological balance.
  5. Xingyun Lake (星云湖): Situated in Mile City, Xingyun Lake is a man-made reservoir surrounded by lush greenery. It offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and leisurely walks along its shores.
  6. Qilu Lake (麒麟湖): Located in Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Qilu Lake is known for its tranquil atmosphere and scenic surroundings, including wetlands and tropical vegetation.
  7. Yangzonghai Lake (阳宗海): Located in Chengjiang County, Yangzonghai Lake is known for its high-quality spring water and scenic landscapes. It is a popular destination for relaxation and outdoor activities.

These are just a few examples of the many lakes and reservoirs that contribute to the natural beauty and diversity of Yunnan Province. Each of these water bodies offers unique experiences and attractions for visitors to explore.