Why Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is significant to Singapore?

How many km is Bukit Timah trail?

Bukit Timah is a 1.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Singapore, Central, Singapore that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

How long is Bukit Timah hike?

This trail takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour to reach the summit, at a leisurely pace. It will take you another 30 minutes to reach the foot of the hill from the summit. There is a portion along the main route that is very steep.

Why was Bukit Timah Nature Reserve closed for 2 years?

The Reserve was closed from September 2014 to October 2016 to allow NParks to repair and enhance the slopes and trails for public safety, upgrade the Visitor Centre, restore the forest habitat, and conduct a two-year biodiversity survey for the area.

How do I get to Bukit Timah trail?

You can most readily get there by road. You can also take a bus up Upper Bukit Timah road and get off at the Bukit Timah Shopping Center, or take the Downtown Line MRT and alight at Beauty World MRT station and walk 10 minutes walk along Hindhede Drive to the Visitor Center.

Why is MacRitchie Reservoir important Singapore?

MacRitchie (and also other reservoirs in Singapore) is important when it comes to Singapore’s sovereignty in terms of freshwater needs. … Deforestation activities around the area were halted as the forest surrounding MacRitchie reservoir has been protected as a water catchment reserve and a nature reserve.

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