Bukit Kiara Federal Park (Taman Persekutuan Bukit Kiara) is a ‘green lung’ area located in the middle of a high-density urban area of Kuala Lumpur. This 404.2-acre park has its own history. Since the early 1980s this area has been allocated as a green area to be developed as a National Arboretum. On 1 August 2010, the National Landscape Department took over the management and maintenance of the Bukit Kiara Federal Park from the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).

Basically this park are divided by 2 different zones which the largest zone is Arboretum Zone and the other one is Family Recreation Zone. The Arboretum Zone area covers about 65% of the total area of ​​the Bukit Kiara Kuala Lumpur Federal Park. It will house a ‘living museum’ for a collection of tropical plants, especially species of forest trees and other tropical plants. The Equatorial Tropical Zone – Asia consists of woody forest species among Asian Pacific countries including from India to South China, Malaysia and Indonesia to Mainland Australia.

Meanwhile, Family Recreation Zone or officially known as Taman Rekreasi Lembah Kiara. It also called as TTDI Park by locals. This park main features are large lake surrounded by jogging trail, kids playground, exercise stations and picnic spots. There are a master plan for Bukit Kiara Federal Park to be divided into 6 Development Zones. This development is based on current surface conditions and inventory on site.

[via MyParks]

These zones have different entrance:

  1. Family Recreation Zone (Lembah Kiara): Jalan Abang Haji Openg
  2. Arboretum Zone (Kiara Hills): Jalan Changkat Abang Haji Openg

FEATURE

  • Jogging trails
  • Large lake
  • Small river for kids to play
  • Bicycle path uphill
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ACTIVITY

Family Recreation Zone

  • Picnic
  • Relaxing
  • Jogging
  • Exercising
  • Kids playground
  • Play with small river for kid
  • Events

Arboretum Zone

  • Jogging
  • Hiking
  • Cycling on road
  • Mountain biking

FACILITY

Family Recreation Zone

  • Parking
  • Rest huts
  • Jogging trails
  • Kids playground
  • Exercise station
  • Toilet
  • Hanging bridge
  • Open field areas
  • Reflexology path
  • Lakes and ponds

Arboretum Zone

  • On road jogging and bicycle path
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain bike track
  • Rest huts

Photo credit to TripAdvisor.

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FEE & ADMISSION

  • Admission: Free
  • Operating hours: 7 am to 8 pm
  • Attire: No restriction but please use decent clothes (ex: t-shirt, shorts)

GALLERY

Photo credit to Google Streetview, Jabatan Landskap Negara FB and TripAdvisor.


REVIEW

TripAdvisor
kelleykatze.blogspot | Nature Play in Taman Lembah Kiara TTDI Park
malaysia-traveller.com | Lembah Kiara Park
Travel Mermaid | Jungle Hiking in Kuala Lumpur – Bukit Kiara Trail Guide

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ACCESS

Maps

By Train

Take MRT Kajang Line to TTDI MRT Station then exit through Pintu B then follow the road until you reach a road intersection with traffic light. This will take about 8 minutes for 650m walk. Go right and follow the road until reach another intersection. To Bukit Kiara Recreational Park, go left to Jalan Abang Haji Openg and follow the road until you see the entrance to the park. To Kiara Hills (Arboretum Zone), keep straight until the end of the road. Go left here and follow the road, you will reach the entrance to the park entrance.

Malaysia public transport guide:
BUS | TRAIN | FLIGHT | CAR RENTAL | FERRY | TAXI


CONTACT

Taman Persekutuan Bukit Kiara

Address: Jalan Abang Haji Openg, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Department of Federal Park Office

Email: ask.tpbk.jln@gmail.com
Facebook Page: Jabatan Landskap Negara
Website: www.jln.gov.my

Officer to contact:

Pn. Mariam binti Zainal
Tel: 03-8091 0627
Fax: 03-8091 0672
Email: mariam@jln.gov.my

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