Crescent Lake, Gansu, China (with Map & Photos)

Crescent Lake, also known by the Chinese name of Yueyaquan, is an extraordinary natural wonder located in the Gobi desert. It is a crescent-shaped freshwater spring surrounded by a flourishing oasis that has survived for over 2,000 years.

Crescent Lake Gansu
Crescent Lake Gansu

Where is the Lake of the Crescent Moon located?

Crescent Moon Lake, also known as Yueyaquan, is a stunning body of water located in the desert oasis city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province, China. Surrounded by towering sand dunes, the crescent-shaped lake is a peaceful refuge from the harsh desert environment and an oasis for tourists and local residents alike.

Crescent Lake Map