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Upper Peirce Reservoir Park

Nestled next to the Upper Peirce Reservoir, the park is a tranquil spot for nature lovers and families.
Note:

Upper Peirce Reservoir Park is part of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Find out more about nature reserves and parks.

Notices:
  1. The shelters at Upper Peirce Reservoir Park (circled in red in the enclosed map) are temporarily closed for repair and upgrading works.

    The expected completion date is March 2024.

    Please use the alternative shelters during this period.

Location

Along Old Upper Thomson Road

Park information

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Park size
5 hectares
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Opening hours
7am to 7pm
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Parking information

Carpark (along Old Upper Thomson Road): 67 car lots, 6 motorcycle lots, 1 lot for handicapped visitors. Parking is free.

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Pets not allowed
Nearby stations
  • Lentor MRT station
Nearby park connectors
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Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible
  • Do not bring your pets (they are not allowed in the nature park 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 in the nature park.
  • 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

Upper Peirce Reservoir
Upper Peirce Reservoir

This reservoir was built to meet the rising demand for water. It was completed in 1975 and was officially opened by then-Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

Plant and animals

Long-tailed Macaque
Long-tailed Macaque

This is one of the most common monkey species in Singapore. Avoid making eye contact or holding any food or sweetened drinks in your hands when around them.

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Pin-striped Tit-Babbler
Pin-striped Tit-Babbler

This is a small, yellowish-brown bird with dark streaks on its throat and upper breast. Listen out for its signature “chonk-chonk-chonk” call.

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Asian Glossy Starling
Asian Glossy Starling

A medium-sized bird with black plumage, a green sheen and ruby-red eyes, it is one of the most common species in Singapore.

White-throated Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher

One of the larger kingfisher species in Singapore, it can grow up to 28cm. Look for this colourful bird near the reservoir.

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White-bellied Sea Eagle
White-bellied Sea Eagle

The largest raptor in Singapore, it is most commonly spotted on warm, early mornings with its wings held in a unique V-shape.

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What to do

Activities:

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Look out for the White-throated Kingfisher, Collared Kingfisher, Crimson Sunbird and more near the water's edge.