Kuala Woh Recreational Forest
Kuala Woh Recreational Forest is a riverside jungle park located along Jalan Pahang, close to Tapah in Perak. The place is managed by the Perak State Forestry Department. It is one of the most established and popular eco-parks in Perak. The visitors usually come here to do activities such as photography, camping, picnicking, barbecuing, swimming, trekking, nature studying and kayaking.
The flowing river, mature trees and hidden valley setting provide a pleasant atmosphere for the outdoor lovers. The name of the river is the Sungai Batang Padang. It is fairly clean and clear. There are many big stones along the bank of this river and some parts of the banks have hot springs. There is also ferocious rapid suitable for extreme water sport.
The place has abundance of durian trees. If the visitors come to the place during the durian season, they can smell the strong smell from the durian filling the air. Besides the durian trees, it is also rich with “Nyatoh”, “Meranti”, “Merbau” and “Keruing” trees. Hence this place is a good educational ground to learn more about the tropical rainforest of Malaysia.
The place also has a forestry museum that is only opened on weekend and a herbal garden. The facilities provided are the picnic gazebos, food stalls, a suspension bridge, a hot spring, picnic areas, a car park, a multi-purpose hall, an Office & Information center, changing rooms and toilets. Accommodation such as frame thatched huts, chalets and campsites are also available.
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Daily: 7.00 a.m – 6.00 p.m
Adult: RM 2.00
Senior citizen: RM 1.00
Child: RM 1.00
Foreigner: RM 5.00
Car: RM 2.00
Motorcycle: RM 1.00
Bus: RM 10.00
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