Qingcheng Mountain Hike

MODERATE 4 reviews

Qingcheng Mountain Hike is a 14.0 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Qingchengshan, Sichuan, China that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
14 km
ELEVATION GAIN
779 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

historic site

16 days ago

This was a very informative and beautiful experience. It has heavy traffic in areas but opened up on to eating, drinks and craft sales along the way. Learned a lot about Taoism there the guild.

walking
1 month ago

Qingcheng is actually a very heavily trafficked climb up a wide footpath that has manmade stairs. It is a moderate climb that takes you past Daoist and Buddhist shrines and temples. It is one of China's sacred Daoist mountains so it is worth the climb just in light of that, but it is DEFINITELY not for those seeking the solitude and beauty of a virgin forest mountain hike. It is a protected park that will cost you 110 RMB just to enter. Does not mean a person should not go. It is a valued site for its Daoist history. Just be aware, this no backcountry "hike"

4 months ago