A popular recreational park among locals and outsiders alike, the Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest in Cherok Tok Kun, Bukit Mertajam is a tropical rain forest reserve sprawls over 37 hectars of hilly terrain including the Bukit Mertajam hill. The forest contains indigenous rain forest trees that could be over a hundred years old such as the Meranti Seraya (Shorea curtisii) and Meranti Rambai Daun (Shorea acuminate). For the adventurous hikers, there are numerous jungle trail branching out towards the peak and also accessible by jeep and cycling. Other activities include picnicking, swimming by the waterfall and camping.
Bukit Mertajam Recrational Forest is a great place for health-conscious people as its green environment are perfect for outdoor activities like hiking and jogging.
Operating Days : Monday - Sunday
Opening Hours : 6.00am - 7.00pm
Contact Number : 04-539 1743
Entrance Fee : Free of Charge