Best trails in China

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Ready to check out the best trails in China? AllTrails has 265 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Badaling National Forest Park or Jiuzhai Valley National Park - we've got you covered. If you're looking for great state park trails check out Yading Nature Reserve in Sichuan or Fenghuangling Nature Park in Beijing. Or for some great local park options, check out Tuanjiahu near , Beijing or Jiang Yang Fan Eco Park near , Zhejiang. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 118 easy trails in China ranging from 1 to 44.7 km and from 6 to 4,146 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Tiger Leaping Gorge Trail
Tiger Leaping Gorge
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Length: 25.3 km • Est. 11 h 5 m
Tiger Leaping Gorge Trail is a 25.3 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Hutiaoxia, Yunnan, China that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primariShow more
#2 - The Great Wall at Badaling
Badaling National Forest Park
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Length: 5.5 km • Est. 2 h 3 m
A round trip from Beijing to the most popular section of the Great Wall The Great Wall at Badaling is the most popular tourist section of this landmark since it has been recently restored and is reasShow more
#3 - Mount Hua
Huashan Scenic Area
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Length: 19.6 km • Est. 9 h 24 m
HuaShan (华山) is one of the most famous mountain in China. Huashan has gondolas to the North peak and many people choose to ride the Gondola. So the trail from starting point YuQuanYuan (玉泉院) to NortShow more
#4 - The Great Wall at Mutianyu
Great Wall Mutianyu
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Length: 10.8 km • Est. 4 h 22 m
Go early in the morning, so there are less people. The hike is outstanding however be aware of the steep stairs.Show more
#5 - Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square Tour
Dongcheng, Beijing, China
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Length: 2.9 km • Est. 56 m
Half-day walking tour includes highlights of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. If walls could talk, visitors to the Forbidden City would hear tales of opulence beyond their wildest dream, froShow more
#6 - Five Color Lake from Luorong Pasture
Yading Nature Reserve
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Length: 10.1 km • Est. 3 h 58 m
Come see the beautiful Five Color Lake (Wuse Hai) and Milk Lake (Niunai Hai) in between snow-capped peaks of Xiannairi (6032m) and Yangmaiyong (5958m). The track is in Yading Nature Reserve of SichuaShow more
#7 - Virgin Forest
Jiuzhai Valley National Park
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Length: 17.7 km • Est. 6 h 37 m
This route begins at the tourist center. Bus tours are also provided by the park for an additional fee. The route to Virgin Forest passes through many attractions (lakes and ponds.) Peak Season: AprShow more
#8 - Wutong Mountain from Wutong Village
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
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Length: 11.4 km • Est. 4 h 55 m
Wutong Mountain from Wutong Village is a 11.4 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Shenzhen, Guangdong, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The traShow more
#9 - Jiankou to Mutianyu
Great Wall Mutianyu
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Length: 5.1 km • Est. 2 h 11 m
Jiankou to Mutianyu is a 5.1 kilometer heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Huairou, Beijing, China that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#10 - Huangshan Trail
Huangshan City, Anhui, China
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Length: 16.3 km • Est. 7 h 19 m
Huangshan Trail is a 16.3 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Huangshan City, Anhui, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primaShow more
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