Intelligence Valley | Crossing a small stream in Intelligence Valley
Crossing a wooden bridge in Intelligence Valley.

Kids Club: Intelligence Valley

Cross streams and picnic by the riverside on an easy walk down Intelligence Valley.

Level 2
Balance needed for crossing the streams. 3–4 hours of walking over 6–7km (Can I do it?)

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Hike an easy 5km down Intelligence Valley, using stepping stones to cross small streams, and stopping midway to picnic and explore a beach and rocks by a bend in the river.

Kids club: relaxed outings for kids to enjoy some family time in nature. Best for ages 5–12. Younger children would need to be carried for most of the way on this hike.

Itinerary

Itinerary for the hike
08:00 Driving to the hike, stopping for a bathroom break
10:00 Start walking
11:30 Picnic and time to play and explore by the river
12:30 Continue walking down the valley
13:00 Driving back, stopping for a bathroom break
16:00 Arrive at Lido, then on to Liangmaqiao

Things to do

The sandy beach and pool at a bend in the Intelligence Valley stream makes a perfect place to picnic, and play—dig in the sand, paddle in the shallows and look for fish, tadpoles, and frogs, explore the nearby rocks and boulders.

Please contact us if you'd like more details about the plan.

Crossing a wooden bridge in Intelligence Valley
Crossing a wooden bridge in Intelligence Valley. (Click for larger image)

Participation notes

Safety and supervision: we choose hikes that are not dangerous, and we’ll warn you about any parts of the hike that require extra attention. You’re responsible for watching your children. We’ll let you know where’s good to play.

Vehicle: all participants must wear seatbelts while in the vehicle. Ask us about bringing your car seat, as certain seats might not fit.

Weather: if the weather doesn’t look like fun, we’ll cancel or postpone the hike. We cross a small stream several times. The crossings are somewhat slippery. If rain has made the stream too high to cross, we’ll do an up-and-back hike from the park area.

Food: bring your own picnic lunch. We’ll supply some snacks and water for you.

Suitable for kids 5–12. Younger children would need to be carried for most of the time. Not suitable for people who want to walk fast.

Because of the COVID-19 situation we have some extra terms and conditions for participation.

In particular:

  • DO NOT participate if you are sick or showing symptoms of fever and/or have an elevated temperature, or have been in close contact with someone who was.
  • DO NOT participate if you have not completed any required quarantine after your return to Beijing.
  • You MUST agree to the mitigation and prevention measures outlined here and that Beijing Hikers will not be held responsible if any participants become sick.

Please read in full here: Operating hikes under COVID-19 precautions

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