The National Forest Park located in Badaling Mountain also contains national historical sites like the Great Wall, covering a total area of 2,940 hectares, 96% of which are forests, and the highest point is 1,238 meters. It also maintains an intact ecological system with 539 kinds of plants and 158 kinds of animals.
The red leaves scenic area covers an area of 65 hectares, keeping some 50 thousand Chinese sweet gums. The altitude there is 500 meters higher than downtown Beijing, making the place cooler in autumn the leaves easier to turn red. Tourists consider late September to October as the best time to enjoy red leaves in the Badaling Mountain. It's estimated that the tourism peak will fall on October 15.
Bus Route: 919
Opening hours: 7:00--17:30
Address: Badaling Special Area, Yanqing County, Beijing
Ticket: RMB 45