Taking a rest while going through a hiking trail among nature parks and nature reserves in Singapore.

Nature Walks in the North

MacRitchie Reservoir Park

MacRitchie Reservoir Park is a popular Singapore nature park for nature lovers and exercise enthusiasts and one of the best places to walk in Singapore. It also hosts many events throughout the year, including cross-country runs as well as informal exercise groups and meet-ups such as yoga, birdwatching, kayaking and canoeing.

Take a morning or evening walk along the water’s edge with the macaques, hike over to the popular MacRitchie Reservoir TreeTop Walk or simply admire the beauty of one of Singapore’s most favourite reservoirs.

MacRitchie Nature Trail

Difficulty level: Medium
Distance: 11 km
Walking time: 2-3 hours

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

A park right in the heartlands, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park features a variety of habitats rich in flora and fauna.

You may even spot a family of otters! For the young and the young at heart, break up your walk with some fun at the themed playgrounds at this park.

Difficulty level: Easy
Distance: 6 km
Walking time: 2 hours
Cycling time: 45 minutes

Places to Walk in the South

Marina Bay

Marina Bay is a popular hotspot with joggers, rollerbladers and cyclists, due to its breath-taking views of the Singapore skyline and  Marina Barrage.

You can choose to take a short run of less than 5 km or go for a longer run up to 15 km when you include other national icons into your scenic route such as the Helix Bridge and the Singapore River.

Difficulty level: Easy
Distance: 8 km or 11 km
Running time: 1-3 hours

Hort Park and Southern Ridges

Three parks and one nature reserve make up the lush and verdant Southern Ridges.

From the hilly parks of Mount Faber to Telok Blangah Hill, Kent Ridge and Labrador Nature Reserve, the route goes past the iconic Henderson Waves and also Hort Park — a landscaping destination featuring the latest in garden design plus a special garden for kids.

The bio-diverse spaces create a multitude of opportunities for bird watchers, history enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Difficulty level: Medium to Challenging
Distance: 10 km
Walking time: 3-5 hours

Marvel at the Rich Biodiversity in the West

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Singapore’s first ASEAN Heritage Park, the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is filled with rich biodiversity including 202 hectares of mangroves, mudflats, ponds and forests.

Enjoy guided walks through the vast wetlands, hone your photography skills or marvel at the native inhabitants, including water snakes, birds, spiders, mudskippers, crabs, and monitor lizards.

Mangrove Broadwalk

Distance: 500 m
Walking time: 30-45 minutes

Recommended Route 1
Distance: 3 km
Walking time: 1-2 hours

Take a break from the hustle and bustle, and pick a hiking trail to connect with nature today! For more information: visit the NParks page.

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