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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The Orange-bellied Flowerpecker.

4. You can go bird- and creature-spotting too

Along the hiking trail, you might be lucky enough to spot globally threatened species such as the Straw-headed Bulbul and the Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher, as well as species such as the Banded Woodpecker, Orange-bellied Flowerpecker and Little Spiderhunter.

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