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Upper Seletar Reservoir Park

Home to 15 hectares of natural vegetation and the Upper Seletar Reservoir, this park is a quiet and relaxing space for nature lovers.

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


Along Mandai Road Track 7, off Mandai Road

Park information

Park size
15 hectares
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Opening hours
Open 24 hours
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Parking information

There are 3 carparks along Mandai Rd Track 7.

  • Carpark A: 91 car lots. Parking is free.
  • Carpark B: 61 car lots, 7 motorcycle lots. Parking is free.
  • Carpark C: 38 car lots. Parking is free.
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Pets not allowed
Nearby stations
  • Springleaf MRT station
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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 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

Rocket-shaped tower
Rocket-shaped tower

Offering panoramic views of the reservoir, this 18m lookout tower is well worth the climb. It was built in 1969.

Upper Seletar Reservoir
Upper Seletar Reservoir

This reservoir was built in 1920 and designated as a historic site in 1999. Today, it is 1 of 4 reservoirs that bound the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

Plant and animals

Casuarina tree
Casuarina tree

Look for the lone tree standing by the reservoir. With 2 benches placed at its side, it offers beautiful photo opportunities at dawn and dusk.

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Long-tailed Macaque
Long-tailed Macaque

This highly intelligent creature can reward you with a display of innovative behaviours when you observe it from a respectful distance.

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What to do




With forests and a water body, this park offers a chance for you to spot a wide range of birds such as the Changeable Hawk-Eagle and Common Hill Myna.