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Best trails in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore

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Looking for a great trail in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central? AllTrails has 6 great forest 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve ranging from 1.5 to 3.6 miles and from 203 to 633 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Home to lush forests, diverse ecosystems, and large amount of biodiversity, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is one of the best places to go for nature viewing in Singapore. This park features Singapore's tallest hill Bukit Timah, which is surrounded by one of the few remaining rainforests in the country. Bukit Timah is also a great site for botanical collections. Additionally, the park is a home to a high percentage of the nation's flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for the Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Malayan Colug, and Red Dhup. At Bukit Timah, visitors are able to go hiking, biking, and go on interpretive tours. Visitors will have to sign up beforehand for guided tours, or they can opt to go on a self guided nature walk.

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Map of trails in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore
Park information
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Bukit Timah
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 56 m
This 163-ha reserve includes Singapore’s highest hill, Bukit Timah Hill, which stands at 163 m and retains one of the few areas of primary rainforest in the country. The forest on the hill has been a botanical collection ground for more than a century, and the first known specimens of many species of Malayan plants have been obtained here.Show more
#2 - Bukit Timah MTB Trail
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(30)
Length: 4.0 mi
#3 - Rifle Range Link, Jering and Chemperai Trail
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(28)
Length: 6.1 mi
Trail can be done in reverse (MacRitchie Reservoir to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve). A combination of some steep slopes, narrow tracks and uneven surfaces.Show more
#4 - Tiup Tiup Path, North View, and Rock Path Loop
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
#5 - Bukit Timah to Singapore Quarry Loop
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(3)
Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
#6 - Bukit Timah Old Railway Station to Hillview [CLOSED]
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(10)
Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 41 m
Note: This trail is temporarily closed.Show more