Pasir Ris Park

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Sunset at Pasir Ris Park

Pasir Ris Park (Chinese: 白沙公园) is a beach park located in the eastern part of Singapore that opened in 1989. It occupies 71 hectares of land, including some reclaimed land. This coastal park is among the largest in Singapore. The full length of the park is around 6.6 kilometres.

Attractions[edit]

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A 6-hectare mangrove forest within the park. Boardwalks enable visitors to explore the forest. Mud crabs, mudskippers and mangrove trees such as Rhizophora and Bruguiera are found there.

A 3-story tower supports bird-watching.

The park includes a beach, a cycling track, barbecue pits and picnic tables. Some resorts located near the park have gates linking to the park[1]

One of the most popular features is the huge playground located on the western end. It has features such as play stations, slides, 'space-nets', rope climbing, cableways and basketball courts.[2][3] Pony rides are available, including rides with handlers, riding lessons and miniature pony rides for pre-schoolers. Recreational activities include skating lesson, renting of bicycle, skate, kayaking and other water sports equipment are also available.

Two al fresco eating outlets are located by the sea.

Getting there[edit]

Pasir Ris Park is located at Pasir Ris Road off Elias Road. Bus 403 goes to there from Pasir Ris Bus Interchange. That is the only bus service going there currently.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.aloha.gov.sg/sections/loyang/frm_mf_loyang_location.htm#
  2. ^ National Parks Board, Singapore - Pasir Ris Park
  3. ^ Gallop Stable

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • National Parks Board, Singapore
  • National Parks Board, Singapore - Pasir Ris Park
  • Gallop Stable

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 01°22′53.34″N 103°57′3.24″E / 1.3814833°N 103.9509000°E / 1.3814833; 103.9509000