Are you in the process of having excursions around Beijing in this beautiful autumn? Jinhai Lake is not to be missed. Jinhai Lake, also known as Jinhai Lake Scenic Area, is located in the east of Pinggu District, about 85km northeast of Beijing downtown. The Jinhai Lake Scenic Area has a peripheral area of 27 square kilometers including Haizi Reservoir.
Haizi Reservoir was first constructed in the early 1959, and rebuilt in 198 and expanded in 1974. So it is a man-made lake. It has a water surface area of 6.6 square kilometers. Jinhai Lake is situated to the south of the Grand Gold Mount ( well known for producing gold), hence the name of “Jinhai lake” which literally means “Golden River”.
Now Jinhai Lake has been turned into a recreational and sightseeing area including mountain hiking and and lakeside vacationing.
Sketch map of Jinhai Lake Scenic Area
The Dyke crossing the lake
Plentiful activities on the lake including yacht, speed boat, self-driving boat, flying umbrella above water, pedalo, rowing boat and many more.
Posed inside the long corridor perched on the dyke
Drive on the road with red leaves circling the lake
The lake is dotted with red leaves
Mountains of colors
Torch trees and persimmon
How to get there
1) Self-drive: Drive along the airport expressway to Shunping Road, or go from Jingshun Road to Shunping Road to get to at the Jinhai Lake scenic spot. 2) By Bus Bus 918 from Dongzhimen 7:30 Bus 28,109,350 from Dongdaqiao 3) Entrance Fees Admission CNY 28 4) Opening hours 7:00-18:30
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