Tree map lays out autumnal panoramas

Hu Min
A new map shows beautifullly forested oases in the city's urban sprawl.
Hu Min
Tree map lays out autumnal panoramas
Ti Gong

Tangxia Highway in the Pudong New Area

Tree map lays out autumnal panoramas
Ti Gong

Qingxi country park in Qingpu District

A new map shows forested locations in the city's urban areas.

It covers nine districts with roads, parks and forests where trees such as ginkgo, Chinese tallow, sweet gum, soapberry and goldenrain can be seen. 

Shuangzhu Highway in Jiading District is one of the most beautiful roads in the district, and its forest belt is lined with yellow and red in late autumn and early winter, the Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau said. 

Tree map lays out autumnal panoramas
Ti Gong

Jiabao Forest in Jiading District

Jiabao Forest in the same district is planted with trees like sweet gum and soapberry, which present brilliant colors in autumn and winter.

Tangxia Highway forest belt in the Pudong New Area makes the highway one of the most beautiful in Shanghai, full of wild flowers in spring and autumn and covered by red fallen leaves in autumn and winter.

Tree map lays out autumnal panoramas
Ti Gong

Wencheng Road in Songjiang District

The water forest in Qingxi countryside park in Qingpu District is one of the best spots in the city to see autumn and winter landscape, while Thames Town in Songjiang is dreamlike with yellow ginkgo and red maple.

Shanghai Binjiang Forest Park, Century Park, Keyuan Road, Houtan Wetland Park, Lingang Avenue in the Pudong New Area, Nanfu Road, Xiuwen Road and Pujiang Countryside Park in Minhang District, Sheshan National Forest Park, Chenshan Botanical Garden, Sixian Road and Yuanzhong Road in Songjiang District, Guhua Park, Nianfeng Road, and Baixiu Road in Fengxian District, and Yongqing Road, Youyi Road and Paotaiwan Wetland Park in Baoshan District are also on the list. 

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