BOA Outdoor Trails: Ulu Kenas Recreational Forest, Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Located in the district of Kuala Kangsar, Perak Darul Ridzuan. Coordinates of the park is  N 4 41.350   E 100 53.217

Ulu Kenas Recreational Forest is rich in flora and fauna of tropical rainforest. The main forest type is Hill Dipterocarp Forest. Others include Dipterocarp palm forest, upper hill dipterocarp forest, oak-laurel forest and montane ericaceous forest. The park is a popular mountain climbing destination of Gunung Bubu (1657m). Sungai Kenas flows through the park. The park is situated within Bubu Forest Reserve. The park is home to many endemic plants and wild herbs found in the upper reaches of the park. Shady keruing neram (Dipterocarpus Oblongifolia) trees on the river banks provide scenic and panoramic view of the cascading river.

Getting to the park: Roads suitable for all vehicles to the park. Use the Kuala Kangsar to Manong main road and turn into the park at Kampung Ulu Kenas. Public transport available along Kuala Kangsar – Manong road. Visitors using bus need to walk for 2 km to the park from the main road. A taxi can be hired from Kuala Kangsar or Ipoh.

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