Huangguoshu Scenic Zone
Made up of 23 falls of which four come out of underground caves, the Huangguoshu Scenic Zone is located in Zhenning Buyi-Miao Autonomous County 150 km. from Guiyang City and 54 km. from Anshun City. The area surrounding this scenic spot is a typical karst terrain. Additionally, the Baishuihe River flows to form the nine-step cluster of 18 waterfalls among which Huangguoshu Waterfall is the grandest. This large cluster of waterfalls features the Huangguoshu Waterfall in the middle and is a marvelous spectacle of nature.
World famous Huangguoshu Fall reaches a width of 81m with a drop of 74 m. Behind the Fall, lies the 134 meter-long Shuiliang-dong (the Water Curtain Cave) where one can watch the grand fall inside which makes you feel like you are in a fairyland. The view from this amazing spot is particularly stirring at sunset. Xiniu Tan, the pond into which the waterfall pours, is accessible. Standing by the pond, tourists can be closer to the natural spectacle.
In addition to the Huangguoshu, there are over ten waterfalls and water-eroded caves along the Baishuihe River, Spotting in the Zone, are other falls with distinct features and charm respectively. There are the Doupotang Fall, the broadest with a width of 105m and a height of 21m; the Luosi Fall with a height of 31m and the river flowing over it, it zigzags along for 350 m, the most elegant Yinlianzuitan Fall displaying scenery resembling many silver chains falling down, the Dishuitan Fall which breaks into 7 cascades with special attractiveness and the Guangjiaoxia Fall with the biggest flow. After visiting the Zone, one would feel as if he has visited all the falls in the world.