Baihe (白河镇) is a town of 4,000 people in Jilin Province.
- Changbaishan National Nature Reserve - main gateway into the park
The Yanleyuan Restaurant, opposite the train station, has good food, serves local specialities such as mushrooms and rare fungus, and the restaurant-owner is the man to see for arranging any activities within the local area.
- Changbaishan Hotel, ☎ . dorms up to ¥30.
An alternative is to ask around the little family restaurants by the station. Many of them have rooms where you can stay for as little as ¥10 per person. The restaurant owners would appreciate it if you keep a low profile, as the PSB disapproves of foreigners using this option. .
- Yalin Hotel, ☎ . ¥75-100.
The train is the best way to leave the Changbaishan region, although there is supposedly a bus that leaves every morning at 6.30AM for Jilin (7hr; ¥41) and then on to Changchun (12hr; ¥49).