Shidu Juma Happy Garden (十渡拒马乐园) is a resort and amusement park area where you can have fun bungee jumping or rafting. It is a developed scenic resort area that spreads out into and mingles with about 20 square kilometers of village and park area from the 5th to the 10th river crossings.
Shidu Scenic Area is about two hours by private vehicle from Beijing. It is a big area composed of different parks and resorts, and Shidu Juma Happy Garden is just a small part of the total natural park area of Shidu Scenic Area.
The river winds around like a snake through limestone karst formations like Guilin's Li River. But it is a much smaller and shallower river, and the karst cliff scenery isn't as grand. Still, for those tourists and expats who can't take a long trip south, it is like a miniature Guilin with accommodation and rides.
In the valley you can see villages and farm animals, complimenting the natural scenery. You can drive along the main road next to the river to various spots and see the scenery.
The Shidu ('Ten Crossings') area is called that because there were 10 places to ford the river when ancient people settled in the valley. The main road in the river valley now goes over bridges at these places.
There are several natural parks on both sides of the river. These include Xianfengu Natural Scenic Spot, Huaguoshan Scenic Area, Tianlushan Scenic Area, Tianshishan Scenic Area, and Xihugang Qitan Canyon Scenic Area.
Big parkland: The area is notable because all the parks together make this the biggest natural area near Beijing.
Geology: This area of eroded limestone formations called karst is the biggest such region in the northeastern part of China.