Forest Research Institute Malaysia Trail

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Forest Research Institute Malaysia Trail is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Desa Seri Hartamas, that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

3.5 miles 1224 feet Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

off road driving

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

bugs

no dogs

Keruing Trail Keruing Trail This trail starts from the giant bamboo clumps near the fish pond. The journey takes about 30 minutes and the trail ends behind the FRIMs library. Keruing trail is the oldest trail in FRIM which is opened to the public. The trail got its name from the Dipterocarp species (Dipterocarpus sp.) or timber species which are abundant along this trail. This trail winds its way through one of FRIMs oldest plantations and boasts of statuesque commercial timber trees. Other commercial timber trees that were planted here are Dryobalanops aromatica, Dyera costulata, Intsia palembanica, Neobalanocarpus heimii and Shorea leprosula. Salleh Nature Trail Salleh Nature Trail This trail starts from the giant bamboo clumps near the fish pond. The journey takes about 30 minutes and the trail ends behind the FRIMs library. Keruing trail is the oldest trail in FRIM which is opened to the public. The trail got its name from the Dipterocarp species (Dipterocarpus sp.) or timber species which are abundant along this trail. This trail winds its way through one of FRIMs oldest plantations and boasts of statuesque commercial timber trees. Other commercial timber trees that were planted here are Dryobalanops aromatica, Dyera costulata, Intsia palembanica, Neobalanocarpus heimii and Shorea leprosula. Engkabang Trail This trail is named after the abundance of Shorea macrophylla which were planted at the area in 1935 and 1937. The distance of the trail is 554 meters long and it takes about 45 minutes walk. This trail is also connected to an adjacent area called Dipterocarp Arboretum. Forest tree species that can be encountered along the trail are Eusideroxylon oblongifolia, Calamus sciponum and Dryobalanops oblongifolia. This trail takes you through a former wetland which back in 1930s, was partially covered by grassland and by secondary forest. The theme for the trail is biodegradation that takes place in the forest. Termites at work and rotten trees are shown as evidence of useful processes in a natural forest. Rover Track The rover track is a dirt road which approximately follows the 170m contour on the slopes towards the summits of Bukit Beruang (401m) and Bukit Nolang (439m). It is a very popular track for joggers. Sebasah Trail This trail is named after Sebasah trees (Aporosa arborea) which are found in quite abundance in this area. This trail was developed in 2008 and highlights the special wetland ecosystem and the adaptation of species to the wet condition which uniquely offers visitors a new trekking experience. This unique trail is 610 meters long and takes about 40 minutes walk. The trail also represents some of the most diverse ecosystems and famous for its migratory birds sightings. Razak Walk Located in the Kepong Botanic Gardens, Razak Walk is launched on 14 January 2008. It highlights the theme Rich diversity of Malaysian under-storey plants. This 400 m trail is named after the former Director General of FRIM, Datuk Dr. Hj. Abdul Razak Mohd Ali. It is the first disabled-friendly trail in Malaysia. Canopy Walkway Located at Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve at about 300 meter at sea level, this famous attraction walkway was constructed in 1992 for the purpose of scientific study of flora and fauna. This walkway system spans for 150 meter and is suspended between trees at approximately 30 meter above ground level. This walkway system and platforms are vantage points to experience a panoramic view of the forest and Kuala Lumpur area from a distance. The canopy walkway is opened to the public from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm last registration is at 1.30 pm. It is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Advance booking and purchase of tickets should be made at FRIM One Stop Centre.

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