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Baiquan Mountain

Near Yanqi Lake and the Yougushentan Natural Scenic Area, tourists will easily find a beautiful place, Baiquan Mountain. Situated in Huaibei Town, Huairou District, the mountain is a little more than 60 kilometers (40 miles) from downtown Beijing. The mountain got its name, meaning 'hundreds of springs' because there are hundreds of ceaseless springs in the area. Nature endowed this scenic area with exceptionally imposing mountains, rich vegetation and a pleasant environment.

Characterized by enchanting natural scenery, this area is extraordinary with stunning peaks, strange stones, graceful waters, magnificent waterfalls, thick woods, charming pools, and numerous springs and streams. Flowers are in full bloom till June. In summer, refreshing clear water is found everywhere. In autumn, the area is abundant in various fruits. In winter, the scenic area affords an icy world with frozen waterfalls.

Set off by luxuriant vegetation, the mountains are more graceful, and every scene in the area is exceptional. The mountains vary greatly with peaked, straight and rounded shapes. Additionally, there are stunning peaks with distinctive and life-like appearances of animals such as frogs, monkeys, eagle, and lions.

The waters here contribute vitality to the mountain. All year around, clear water runs ceaseless and forms many springs, waterfalls, rivers and beautiful pools. There is a waterfall here named the 'Kwan-yin Waterfall'. Kwan-yin is a female Bodhisattva in Chinese Buddhism. The water rushes down from a height of over 60 meters (200 feet); and forms a magnificent icy cascade in winter.

Misty primary forests sometimes make the mountains even more mysterious. There is a magnificent valley, abundant in countless Chinese gooseberry trees. In autumn, the secluded valley grants tourists a chance to pick kiwi fruit, hawthorns, hazelnuts, mulberries, and many other fruits.

Admission Fee:
CNY 20
Opening Hours:
07:00-17:30
Bus Route:
936 Zhi (936支) (Dongzhimenwai-Jiugukou) (东直门外-九谷口), and get off at the terminal, then you could take a small bus to the Baiquan Mountain (百泉山).

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Comments and Questions

I would like to know the price for a visit to Baiquan Mountain. How many days? Is it possible for 16 Saturday and possibly Sunday, July 17 2016

Reply7/13/2016 9:43:10 AMLong him nam serge,   French Guiana

Peter ( Australia ) :7/13/2016 11:39:02 PM

The admission fee is CNY 35. You may spend one day there. Yes, you can go there on weekends. It will not be very crowded. Don't worry! Have fun! :)