Best trails in Sabah

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Trying to find the best Sabah trails? AllTrails has 39 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Kota Kinabalu, Ranau or Keningau, we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 21 easy trails in Sabah ranging from 0.6 to 2.8 miles and from 26 to 4,711 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Sabah
Top trails (39)
#1 - Mount Kinabalu Trail
Kinabalu National Park
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 11 h 15 m
A multi day hike to Low's Peak at island of Borneo in Malaysia, Southeast Asia 4,095m or 13,435 ft Climbers must be accompanied by accredited guides at all times due to national park regulations. TheShow more
#2 - Mount Kinabalu Low's Peak via Mesilau
Kinabalu National Park
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 9 h 16 m
Mount Kinabalu via the less frequented Mesilau Trail and the most popular Timpohon trail.Show more
#3 - Bukit Padang Loop
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Bukit Padang Loop is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#4 - Timpohon Summit Trail
Kinabalu National Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m
Timpohon Summit Trail is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilShow more
#5 - Bukit Botak Trail
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Bukit Botak Trail is a 1.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily Show more
#6 - Canopy Walk Loop
Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 16 m
Canopy Walk Loop is a 0.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#7 - Bukit Kopungit
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 57 m
Bukit Kopungit is a 1.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primaShow more
#8 - IPMB and UMS Peak Loop
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 52 m
IPMB and UMS Peak Loop is a 1.2 mile loop trail located near Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#9 - Bukit Cecily
Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Bukit Cecily is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#10 - Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
Penampang, Sabah, Malaysia
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 30 m
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park is a 1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Penampang, Sabah, Malaysia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is Show more
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