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Birding · River/Creek
Open 6am to 7pm every day.
This is a hike to the highest peak in Singapore! It's a walk in the primary tropical forest with lots of ups and downs, sometimes on uneven steps. It's a good cardio workout for most people.
Need to Know
Limited parking during weekends and public holidays due to the high number of visitors. It's a very popular place. Trail is mostly shaded. Lots of ups and downs on stairs and paved and unpaved paths.
It's not easy to run this trail due to the steep slopes. Most are prepared paths and steps but there are sections that have many tree roots.
The Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is a small 1.64-square-kilometre nature reserve near the geographic centre of the city-state of Singapore. Located on the slopes of Bukit Timah Hill, Singapore's highest hill standing at a height of 163.63 metres. This route goes around different parts of the Bukit Timah Hill. Most of the trail is shaded as there are many tall trees.
Flora & Fauna
Monitor lizards, monkeys, birds, colugo, and snakes are commonly sighted. Primary tropical forest.
History & Background
Due to its strategic location and being the highest point on the island, during WWII, Japanese military took control of Bukit Timah Hill shortly after arriving in Singapore. They set up their HQ at the nearby Ford Factory.
Shared By: Mina Chan