One of the many highlights of Singapore is that within this thriving and technologically advanced metropolis, one will find plenty of parks and nature trails to explore like those mentioned below.
Fort Canning Park
One of the popular parks in Singapore, Fort Canning Park is a great place to wander around to see a wide range of attractions; these include nine historical gardens including the First Botanic Garden and the Sang Nila Utama Garden with its Javanese split gates. There are several walking trails too like the Ancient History trail and the Colonial History trail, while don’t miss the Instagrammable spiral staircase!
one-north Park: Biopolis
A dynamic research and business park where one can enjoy shared living in Singapore, one-north is also home to different nature parks such as the one next to Biopolis. Walking distance from lyf one-north Singapore which offers co-living options, this park features a variety of Ficus species amidst a hilly terrain along with green and purple shrubs that add to the site’s charm. There’s an 83-metre-long vertical waterfall that’s worth seeing too.
For those looking to enjoy nature and encounter wildlife, the Kranji Marshes offer lots to discover. The nation’s largest freshwater farmland, this expansive 57-hectare nature reserve has a range of green habitats that is home to numerous species of dragonflies and butterflies and around 170 avifauna species. A highlight would be the Raptor Tower that’s a little over 10 metres tall and which offers lovely views of the marshes.
If you are after a challenging yet rewarding trek, head along the Coast-to-Coast Trail beginning from Jurong Lake Gardens to Coney Island Park; it spans around 36 km, incorporating park connectors and roadside paths too, while you will get to see enchanting forests, quarry lakes and more. You will also be given the chance to venture through well-known sites like the Singapore Botanic Gardens and Bukit Batok Nature Park.