Nature lovers and thrill-seekers will definitely love the western part of Singapore. You get to run along Singapore’s huge wetland reserve, enjoy the stunning view of the park, relive your childhood and kampong spirit memories, indulge and be mesmerise by colourful trees.
Here are 4 Singapore running parks in the west that is ideal for nature lovers and thrill-seekers.
1. Jurong Central Park
Jurong Central Park is the first park in Singapore to have a life-sized board game features. Using greenery, sculpted terrains, and a dice tower, the park recreates favourite childhood board games. Jurong Central Park is a park where it allows the visitors to relive their childhood memories. There is also something for nature lovers, where they can explore and discover the various types of aquatic plants, wildlife species, and dragonflies in the ponds located in the park. Runners who love nature can run/jog along the Jurong Central Park route to enjoy the fresh smell of nature.
Starting point: Opp Chartered Ind
Ending point: Opp Chartered Ind
Park size: 80,000 m2
2. Bukit Batok Nature Park
Bukit Batok Nature Park was developed on an abandoned quarry site in 1988 with features of stunning views and crystal clear waters. The park is ideal for runners or even visitors who enjoys a peaceful environment. Run on the meandering footpaths that run through the secondary forest and admire the beauty of the park that is rich in greenery. You can also run on the park’s undulating terrain for a revitalise workout or hike through the forest and enjoy the calm atmosphere of the surroundings.
Starting point: Opp Blk 266
Ending point: Opp Blk 266
Park size: 357,000 m2
3. Choa Chu Kang Park
Chua Chu Kang Park is a park where recreational activities is brimming for family and friends! Chua Chu Kang still retains its history as a rural area where kampong villages and crop plantations grow. Nature lovers or even runners can go along the park route to explore the nature areas of the park, which includes a small stream. Chua Chu Kang Park is home to an array of birds, it is great for bird lovers to come and enjoy the symphony of chirps.
Starting point: Opp Northvale Condo
Ending point: Choa Chu Kang Park
Park size: 50,000 m2
4. West Coast Park
West Coast Park is a regional park that was themed as the”Play Centre in the West”. The park is an Adventure Play area that caters to people of different age groups. The park has a quiet and peaceful environment, so if you would like to have your run or jog in that kind of environment, West Coast Park will be ideal for you. The western part of the park has been transformed into a haven for visitors who enjoy adventurous and challenging activities.
Starting point: LP 111
Ending point: LP 111
Park size: 500,000 m2