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Ping Nam Stream Weir 屏南石澗(小水堰)
Hong Kong

Ping Nam Stream is located in Nam Chung; it is one of the most famous streams in Hong Kong. The stream leads to Lo Lung Tin at the upper end and to the dam of Nam Chung at the lower end. Several waterfalls can be found at different parts of the stream. Hula Skirt Falls and Twin Falls are some of the popular ones. There are 4 to 5 gorgeous water pools where we can cool our feet and rest along the stream-shore. 屏南石澗發源於屏風山北部及龜頭嶺西部,經老龍田、南涌而出沙頭角海,故命名屏南石澗。當中以老龍潭、草裙瀑、清簾潭、半壁廊棧道及九疊潭等風景最為著名。有行山專家表示,早在1970年代,屏南石澗已被愛好溯澗及行山的發燒友譽為全港九大石澗之一,故不少行山愛好者慕名前往,但到該石澗遠足亦有一定難度,過去已多人不幸葬身潭底。由此開步沿「南涌」屋前小公路入行,到路篤有水壩迎面,直入澗口(現建有鐵閘不知何意 ? )就此溯澗上扳。稍入轉右,氣勢急升,兩旁崖壁恍如高峽,石質古勁,蒼林幽鬱,中藏雄瀑懸掛天空,約四、五十尺,流量極豐,內夾深潭兩層,石潔水清,潭畔寬闊蔭涼。進入沙頭角鹿頸屏南石澗,溪道林蔭敝天,水量充沛,氣息清新。躍石而行,越過一開四的小瀑灘,續經小水堰,前方不遠便是一道斜流,斜流之上靜伏著滿急飛拋的大潭大瀑,水色陰寒。沿瀑布右側的岩階上攀,瀑頂之上續承一潭,名為「清簾潭」。屏南石澗:2003年被選為香港十大最美麗河溪之一。屏南澗道壺穴深潭,著名 草裙瀑其上更有東北五潭之一的老龍潭(餘為橫涌霜壁潭、屏嘉石澗嘉龍潭、新娘潭及照鏡潭),兩者皆為屏南石澗 地標。中游位置亦有屏南雙瀑,上下瀑布連環等,實為愛好溯澗者必然之選。

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