Beijing Songshan National Nature Reserve-The Quietest Tourist Resort in China
The Songshan Reserve features mountains among the green, old pines in many different shapes, gurgling mountain streams and rugged rocks valley. Here a vast area of rare and precious natural Pinus tabulaeformis forest, nicely preserved broad-leaved forest composed of walnut, linden, ash, elm and birch are kept.
Within the scenic area, there are more than 70 kinds of higher animals including national protected animal species such as leopard, goral and so on, having very important protection value.
Composed mainly of natural landscape, Songshan Tourist Area has rich and unique scenery resources such as Haituo Mountain titled as “The Second Highest Peak in Beijing city” with an altitude of 2199.6 meters, natural Pinus tabulaeformis forest, Baipu spring with hundreds of falls, Baxian cave, Songyue pond, a lion drinking water and dragon wall, more than 30 scenic spots.
Songshan Scenic Area will give you a beautiful enjoyment of poetic conception, painting conception and artistic conception with its mountain, water, stone, forest and ancient, grand, quiet, precipitous and extraordinary sceneries.
Songshan hot spring is an ideal place of bath and disease-treating, keeping the water temperature of 45 Celsius and containing 27 kinds of elements in the water such as kalium, magnesium, sulfur, iron and the high content of fluoride, which can treat skin disease, arthritis, rheumatism and neuralgia. Songshan National Nature Reserve is not only an ideal place of scientific and technological research and teaching practice, but also a getaway of tourist resort, summer resort and health resort.