In need of a place to get away from all the stress? The running parks in the Southern region will clear all of your stress with the beauty of greenery, discovering plants that were manually planted and enjoy a bird's eye view of the park!
Here are the 4 Singapore running parks in the south.
1. Southern Ridges
The Southern Ridges Park is great for those who love to hike! While hiking, you get to enjoy the peaceful environment that Southern Ridges has to offer. Comprising of 10km of green, open spaces that connects Mount Faber Park, Telok Belangah Hill Park, Hort Park, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve, these ridges are an alternative for the walking enthusiast, nature lovers, bird watchers, and more! Southern Ridges is steeped in history and has one of the best spots in Singapore to enjoy panoramic views of the city. At Southern Ridges, Henderson Waves is a place that is not to be missed! It is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore and rich in a variety of flora and fauna.
Starting point: Opp SP Jain
Ending point: Opp SP Jain
Park size: 9,000 m2
2. Kent Ridge Park
Kent Ridge Park is a historical park where one of the last battles for Singapore was fought during World War II. It is a great place to learn about the heritage of our nation. Run along the routes and surround yourself with Singapore history. In Kent Ridge, there are 20 fitness stations that is located around the park for you to do your warm-ups before your run. Kent Ridge is not only a place that is rich in history but also rich in natural vegetation and has a high biodiversity of wildlife.
Starting point: Aft The Pasteur
Ending point: Aft The Pasteur
Park size: 465,000 m2
3. Mount Faber Park
Mount Faber Park is one of the oldest park in Singapore and is popular among tourist. Go to the highest point in the park, where a mural wall portrays the scenes of local historical events. Mount Faber is surrounded by a secondary rain forest. The vegetation that is on the slope helps to stabilise the terrain besides just beautifying the park. It is a great park for those runners who wishes to challenge themselves with hills.
Starting point: Aft Telok Blangah St 32
Ending point: Aft Telok Blangah St 32
Park size: 565,000 m2
4. Labrador Nature Reserve
It is built on the edge of the secondary forest with a prime viewpoint of the cliff-side vegetation and a beautiful view of the sea, it is an oasis of peace and natural wonders. In Labrador Nature Reserve, it is not uncommon to hear songs from a variety of bird species.
Starting point: 991E Alexandra Rd, Singapore 119973
Ending point: 991E Alexandra Rd, Singapore 119973
Park size: 220,000 m2
Have you tried any of the parks? Which one was your favourite? Checkout the best parks for running in different part of Singapore: North, East, West and Central!