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The Best Hiking in Beijing

Looking for the best hiking in Beijing? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Beijing. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Beijing

  • Zhangjiakou Shi, China

    Hike the Chenjiapu Great Wall

    3.1 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
    This is a really nice section of the Great Wall that is much less known than many other parts. You are likely to hike here and find yourself the only one on the wall. Some parts are completely overgrown, you have to bushwack through the growth on top of the wall to go ahead and stairs are dangero...
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  • Beijing, China

    Hike the Great Wall of China's Mutianyu Section

    4 mi
    The 2nd most visited section of the Great Wall of China, Mutianyu is a beautifully restored and a relatively accessible spot of the wall. Located 43 miles from Beijing, it can take between 1 ½ to 2 hours to drive to the entrance. Note that you’ll have to park slightly away from the actual entranc...
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  • Beijing, China

    Hike the Great Wall of China's Jiankou Section

    6 mi
    The Jiankou section of the wall is known as the ‘Wild’ section due to its complete lack of restoration since its construction in the 1300s. This fact alone makes this area of the wall fascinating. Located 45 miles outside of Beijing (1.5 -2 hrs driving), getting to this area of the wall can be ac...
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