Malaysia forest parks

Kelam cave

One of the most distinctive caves in Malaysia is a 370-metre long limestone cave near the small town of Kaki Bukit (literally 'foot hill') called Gua Kelam (Cave of Darkness). Located about 33km north of Kangar, the state capital, Gua Kelam Recreational Park is popular for its enchanting 'cave walk' where you can enter from one end of the cave and come out a different end. Gua Kelam is located within the Perlis State Park which borders with the Nakawan Range of Thailand.

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Wang Kelian state park

Wang Kelian State Park is located along the north-western part of the Thai-Malaysian border. The park consists of the Mata Ayer Forest Reserve and the Wang Mu Forest Reserve comprising a total area of around 5,000 hectares.

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Jerai mountain

Formerly known as "Kedah Peak", this forest-clad Gunung Jerai is a massive limestone outcrop that rises 1200m above sea level. As the highest peak in the state, it adds a touch of variety to the scenic flat plains seen throughout the area. It's located near Sungei Petani, not far from the island of Penang. When you've been on Penang you must have seen the Gunung Jerai (across the sea) on the mainland.

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Teluk Bahang recreational park

Teluk Bahang Recreational Forest in Penang located 24 kilometers away from Georgetown, spreads across 32 hectares. If you want to initiate experiences of jungle, Teluk Bahang Recreational Forest can give you the right ambience to explore Malaysia and the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. Penanag in Malaysia has a beautiful reserve of greenery and fauna. You will find amazing facilities like park benches, picnic areas, waterfalls and a playground.

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Penang Hill

Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks, the major hill system of Penang, Malaysia. It is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the city centre of George Town, and stands out prominently from the lowlands as a hilly and forested area. Penang Hill is also known by the Malay name Bukit Bendera, which refers to Flagstaff Hill, the most developed peak.

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Tempurung cave

GUA TEMPURUNG is the main attraction here. The cave meanders under the limestone hill and forms a tunnel of wondrous and endless rock formations that runs from east to west, nearly 2 km in length.

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Ulu Bendul recreational park

The Ulu Bendul Recreational Park located some 16 km from Seremban on the Kuala Pilah Sri Menanti route, at the foot of Bukit Angsi provides a welcome and cool respite to travellers.

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Endau Rompin national park

In 1892, miner and surveyor H.W.Lake and Lieutenant H.J.Kelsall entered the Endau-Rompin area to conduct scientific research and documentation. They recorded and collected inexhaustible specimens from the area and noted a healthy number of large animals such as elephants, the Sumatran rhinoceros and deer traversing the area.

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Pulai mountain recreational forest

Experience the awe-inspiring Gunung Pulai (icy) Waterfalls at the forest reserve nearest Johor Bahru. Have a picnic and learn about forest management at the nearby facility. Nature lovers will particularly find delight in the exuberant flora and fauna.

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Ledang mountain recreational forest

Are you looking for some nice place to visit in Tangkak, Johor? Well, if you like floras and faunas in the forest with a chance to have a cool bath at a waterfall, you should visit Gunung Ledang Recreational Forest in Johor. Located about 25kms away from Tangkak, the nearest main town, Gunung Ledang Recreational Forest offers plenty of sights to behold.

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Arong mountain recreational forest

Gunung Arong Recreational Forest lies 17km from Mersing and 22km from Endau along the Mersing - Endau road. The tranquil lowland forest with crystal clear river water is ideal for an outing. There are facilities for visitors. For those who prefer to explore the jungle, there are foot paths and jungle tracks available. A Forestry Museum has been established with exhibits of a wide array of forest products with detailed description of their usage and history. Children's playground, campsites and meeting halls are provided for visitor's convenience. Campers are advised to bring their own camping gear.

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Lambak mountain recreational forest

Description about image above : Red fern at Lambak mountain

Located 5km from the town of Kluang is Gunung Lambak. At 510m above sea level, it is an easy climb for visitors using the trails of footpaths and wooden bridges. Facilities here include car parks, rest sheds, benches, toilets and camping sites. There are waterfalls for that refreshing dip, apart from the diversity of wild flora and fauna to appreciate. Scenes of its waterfalls cascading into streams of rapids and pools are simply enchanting amidst retreats of pleasure and adventure.

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Belumut mountain recreational forest

Description about image above : Tiger leech at Belumut mountain

To the northeast of Kluang town lies Gunung Belumut Recreational Forest. Its name is derived from the slippery and slimy stones that abound on the mountain. It takes about four hours along dense jungle tracks to reach the peak at 1,004m above sea level. The park can be reached by saloons through a well-maintained plantation road.

The rise to the top is rather moderate so you can have an easy journey. The waterfalls also cascade at low and moderate heights with the base quite flat, safer for children to bask in the low waters. Families, school children and day trip visitors are usually the groups that visit the park which has camping and resting facilities.

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Panti mountain recreational forest

Description about image above : Woodpecker at Panti mountain

Situated about 8km from Kota Tinggi town, the recreational forest is easily accessible by any form of transport. An ideal location for relaxation, there are sheds, stools, toilet facilities and car parks provided for visitors. The lush greenery and serene wilderness are just perfect for camping, waterfall picnics and mountain climbing.

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