5 Things You Need To Know About The New Chestnut Park

Yes, there are chestnut trees and even walking stick trees (no joking)

Photos: National Parks Board

Singapore has just gotten a giant 81ha-large nature park - the largest one here to date - and it's an exciting place to spend a weekend.

Chestnut Nature Park is located on the eastern end of Chestnut Avenue, right beside the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

Here's everything you need to know about Singapore's new green gem.

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2. Quirky plant species galore

As part of NParks’ ongoing habitat enhancement programme, Chestnut Nature Park has been planted up with tree species native to Singapore, such as the Braided Chestnut, the Singapore Walking-Stick Palm and the Jelutong.

These native tree species also allow animals to thrive and move around the green space safely too.

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