As of 2010, 'forest for people' was created in 151 national forests with 611,000 people frequenting them. They are open to the public with a view to sharing the recreational and cultural benefits of forest and for promoting the voluntary participation of the public. There are four types of 'forest for people' according to its activities and objectives. For example, forest kindergartens are created under forests for fellowship. Currently 398 of them are in operation and open to kids with 82,990 children having participated. As a result of their popularity, new forest kindergartens are being created nationwide.