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Best trails in Beijing

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Trying to find the best Beijing trails? AllTrails has 56 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Beijing, Haidian or Miyun, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 26 moderate trails in Beijing ranging from 1.5 to 12.9 miles and from 82 to 3,310 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - The Great Wall at Badaling
Badaling National Forest Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • 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
#2 - The Great Wall at Mutianyu
Great Wall Mutianyu
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Length: 6.7 mi • 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
#3 - Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square Tour
Dongcheng, Beijing, China
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Length: 1.8 mi • 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
#4 - Jiankou to Mutianyu
Great Wall Mutianyu
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Jiankou to Mutianyu is a 3.2 mile 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 primarily useShow more
#5 - Guebilong Great Wall
Miyun, Beijing, China
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
Guebilong Great Wall is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Miyun, Beijing, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#6 - Great Wall Huanghuacheng Trail
Huairou, Beijing, China
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Great Wall Huanghuacheng Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Huairou, Beijing, China that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
#7 - Tuan Jie Hu Park Loop
Tuanjiahu
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 35 m
Great park for walking after lunch. During the winter, the lake freezes so kids can play on it. There is also a small amusement park.Show more
#8 - The Summer Palace and Kunming Lake Trail
Haidian, Beijing, China
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
The historic summer retreat of China's emperors. The Summer Palace was the retreat of emperors for centuries, gradually enlarged and repaired after taking beatings in the Second Opium War (1856-60) aShow more
#9 - Mount Miaofeng Loop
Miaofeng Mountain Scenic Area
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 5 h 23 m
Mount Miaofeng Loop is a 8.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Beijing, Beijing, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#10 - Fenghuangling North Trail
Fenghuangling Nature Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
Fenghuangling North Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Haidian, Beijing, China that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primShow more
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