Best parks in Tai Po

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Explore the most popular parks in Tai Po with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of trails in Tai Po
Best parks (4)
#1 - Lam Tsuen Country Park
Tai Po, Hong Kong
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Lam Tsuen Country Park features challenging hill trails, sylvan woodlands, and two of Hong Kong's top 10 peaks. Ranking 9th and 10th of Hong Kong's best peaks, Tai To Yan and Kai Kung Leng are both treacherous with hazardous ridges, crags, and a narrow descent. The ridge is also extremely exposed making it dangerous on windy days. Note that these trails may not be suitable for the weak hearted. Fret not, if steep cliffs and difficult trails are not your thing, there are also other attractions at this park! Make sure to check out Kadoorie Farms and the Botanic Gardens for a variety of wildlife and flora.Show more
#2 - Plover Cove Country Park
Tai Po, Hong Kong
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Plover Cove Country Park features Bride's Pool, a well known and popular spot for natives and visitors. Bride's Pool is a serene waterfall making it almost seem celestial. Legend has it that it was named Bride's Pool due to a bride who drowned here on her way to her wedding. Other attractions at Plover Cove include: Mirror Pool and Plover Cove Reservoir, known to be Hong Kong's longest dam. Check out the abundance of flora and fauna, butterflies are popular at Plover Cove. Visitors may be able to spot exotic and rare ones such as the Bi-spot Royal and Yellow Coster.Show more
#3 - Pat Sin Leng Country Park
Tai Po, Hong Kong
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Pat Sing Leng Country Park is known for "The Eight Fairies," eight majestic peaks that were named after the fairies in Chinese folklore. Other attractions at Pat Sing Leng include: Cloudy Hill, Wong Leng, Ping Fung Shan, emerald lakes, and Hok Tau and Lau Shui Heung Reservoir. Make sure to stop by Shun Yeung Fung, the main peak in the park with panoramic views. Pat Sing Leng also has a variety of hiking trails ranging from easy to difficult. In this park, visitors can hike the Section 9 and 10 of Wilson Trail, a popular interconnecting trail through Hong Kong. Visitors can expect to see a multitude of wildlife and exotic flora, traffic becomes heavy here during the spring when the flowers start to bloom. Show more
#4 - Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve
Tai Po, Hong Kong
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Once known as the Tai Po Kau plantation, Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve is now a popular destination for nature lovers. This nature reserve features a wide array of biodiversity making it a great place for naturalists and biologists doing research. Tai Po Kau is surrounded by lush forests, there are over 100 different species of trees! The most commonly seen and known ones are the Tsung Tsai Yuen (Pine Garden) and Chinese Red Pine. Make sure to keep an eye out for the inhabitants of the trees, visitors will be able to see species such as sweet gum and giant beans. Birds are also very popular in this reserve, look around for spotted doves and the chinese bulbul. During the winter, if you're lucky, visitors might be able to see owls! This nature reserve is open to the public however it does not provide amenities such as bbq grills or playgrounds. This park does not allow any sort of fires, however picnicking is allowed. Please be mindful of the wildlife and clean up before you leave.Show more