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Lower Peirce Reservoir Park

This park surrounds Singapore's second-oldest reservoir and is home to a mature secondary rainforest housing different species of native plants.

The Lower Peirce Trail Boardwalk is part of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.


Along Old Upper Thomson Road

Park information

Park size
10 hectares
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Opening hours
Open 24 hours (except boardwalk: 7am to 7pm)
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Getting here

Enter via a few entrances along Old Upper Thomson Road. View the park map for more information.

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Parking information

Carpark (along Old Upper Thomson Road): 38 carpark lots, 16 motorcycle lots, 2 lots for heavy vehicles. Parking fees apply.

Nearby stations
  • Bright Hill MRT station
Nearby park connectors
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Accessibility detail

The boardwalk is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Do not bring your pets into the nature park and on the boardwalk (they are not allowed in order to protect the wildlife).
  • Do apply for a permit at least 1 month in advance if you are organising group activities involving more than 30 persons.
  • Do apply for a permit at least 2 weeks in advance for commercial filming and photography, subject to NParks' approval.
  • Do stay on designated trails to avoid stepping on endangered plants. 
  • Do not bring in any unauthorised vehicles (including bicycles, skateboards, skates, and motorised personal mobility devices) into the nature park, except where designated.
  • Do not fish outside of the designated areas.
  • During and immediately after bad weather, do seek cover at the nearest shelter available and avoid entering forested areas.
  • Find out more about the dos and don'ts and hiking etiquette you should follow when visiting the park.

What to see

Special features

Forest boardwalk
Forest boardwalk

This 900m wooden boardwalk enables you to take an easy stroll through the forest. Look out for trees that are over 100 years old and the variety of wildlife.

Plant and animals

White-bellied Sea Eagle
White-bellied Sea Eagle

One of Singapore’s largest birds of prey, this white-and-grey raptor can sometimes be seen flying over the reservoir.

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Nibong Palm
Nibong Palm

This lush, leafy palm is a native coastal species that is known for its hardy wood used to build kelongs and fish traps.

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Malayan Water Monitor
Malayan Water Monitor

This large lizard is a strong swimmer and an agile climber. Its nose is found at the tip of its snout and its long tail is flattened towards the tip.

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Long-tailed Macaque
Long-tailed Macaque

This commonly seen macaque is one of Singapore's native monkey species. It is characterised by its long tail.

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Slender Squirrel
Slender Squirrel

This squirrel can only be found in mature forests. It is brown and grey with a smaller body and a slender tail compared with the Slender Squirrel.

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What to do




Catch glimpses of native species such as the Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Striped Tit-babbler, and Olive-winged Bulbul along the trail.


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