4. Dafu Mountain Forest Park: Look, red leaves all over the mountain
Due to the unique climate, red leaves can be seen for about 60 days in Guangdong. From November to January of the next year, Dafu Mountain Forest Park (大夫山森林公园) is covered with fiery-red needles and sequoia leaves. With red forests, turquoise waters, pavilions, winding corridors and open halls, the Park is a perfect place for an autumnal outing.
Located in the outer reaches of Panyu, Dafu Mountain Forest Park is the largest green area within Guangzhou. The road leading to the not so high mountain top, is newly constructed, making it the perfect place to go mountain-biking.
Optimum viewing time: Nov. - Jan.
Services: BBQ, bike riding, sightseeing
Transportation: Take Guangzhou Metro Line 3 and get off at Shiqiao Station (市桥), Exit C. Walk five minutes to Baiyue Square Bus Stop and take Panyu Bus No. 9 or 16. Get off at Dafu Mountain Forest Park bus terminal.