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Dairy Farm Nature Park

A 63-hectare green space that opened in 2009 and formerly a working farm, this park's gentle trails are suitable for hiking newbies, young kids and older folks.
ADDRESS
100 Dairy Farm Road, Singapore

The Overview

A 63-hectare green space that opened in 2009 and formerly a working farm, this park's gentle trails are suitable for hiking newbies, young kids and older folks. Fortunately, these easier treks do not mean compromising when it comes to diversity in plant and animal life. Historical claim to fame: it was here that renowned explorer and naturalist Alfred Wallace discovered more than 700 species of beetles in 1854. And there are signs that a thriving eco-system still exists today: nature lovers who come here for butterfly spotting (preferably between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on sunny days) have already identified more than 150 butterfly species in the area. The highlight of this park has to be the Singapore Quarry, a worksite turned wetland whose viewing platform is the perfect vantage point to appreciate the otherworldly scenic settings, as well as to spot various fauna such as the little grebe, an endangered species of water bird, and the hairy emperor dragonfly.

Address:

100 Dairy Farm Road,
Singapore

Website:
nparks.gov.sg

 

Published on Jan 28, 2011

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