If you would like to have a memorable and unique nature experience, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is the place to be. The reserve which lies just a few kilometers away from the busy bustling City has what it deserves to relax your mind from every day busy activities of life. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve has the richest and diverse ecological system than any other nature reserve in Singapore. It homes amazing plants varieties, various insects types, animals, birds, and adorable equatorial climate. The Midwood Condo by Hong Leong Group is located near to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve near to Hillview Avenue and Hillview Rise.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Tallest Hill in Singapore
The reserve covers about 163 ha of land including Bukit Timah Hill which is the tallest hill in Singapore. Some of the hill parts retain key rain forest in Singapore. This forest found in the hill has always been a botanical collection ground for centuries and Malayan plants species have been found there. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is Singapore’s native fauna and flora home. It has always been the top destination for people looking to experience the nature closely. There are many flora and fauna species found there.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Established in 1883
Among other forest reserves in Singapore, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve was the first to be established back in 1883 as a result of Nathaniel Cantley recommendations. The flora and fauna in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve saved it as other forest reserves were used as the source of timbers leading to depletion resulted from economic development. Thank you to Singapore Botanic Gardens.
In 1951, the Nature Reserve Board and Nature Reserve Ordinance were established to protect and manage reserves. In late ’90s Bukit Timah and other Central catchment areas were declared to be Nature Reserves. Currently, all nature reserves are gazetted to ensure they have been protected, propagated and preserved for Singapore flora and fauna.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Outdoor Activities and Tracking
More Regarding Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. In October 2016, the reserve was reopened to resume its operations after restoration works which started in 2014 was completed. The reserve is the best destination to have a peaceful and cool time away from noisy and busy City. You will enjoy climbing the tallest hill in Singapore, treking the tropical forest and enjoy other amazing things you can’t find anywhere else in Singapore.
There are many things to learn among them a treasure trove of biodiversity just within the reserve via various displays of forest ecology, and plants specimen at the Exhibition Hall which is located on the visitor’s center on the second floor. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is among the highly protected prestigious areas which fall under the ASEAN Member State