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Parks & Nature in Hong Kong

With its captivating blend of urban development and natural beauty, Hong Kong offers a wide array of parks and natural attractions for locals and tourists alike. From the stunning landscapes of Lion Rock Country Park to the tranquil serenity of Hong Kong Wetland Park, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this bustling city. Are you curious about the best hiking trails in Hong Kong? Look no further as we explore the top parks and nature spots in this vibrant city.

1. Kowloon Walled City Park, Hong Kong

Walled City Park Sunset

An oasis inspired by the early Qing Dynasty Jiangnan gardens. Visitors may wander around the park and discover relics such as cannons and old wells from the military fort.

2. Lantau Peak, Hong Kong

Lantau Peak Stairs

Hike the second tallest peak in Hong Kong. The start of the hike at Pak Kung Au includes a climb up some steep steps but leads to flatter land. Views of the Po Lin Monastery and Big Buddha make the 4-hour hike to the summit worthwhile.

3. Dragon's Back, Hong Kong

Dragon's Back Mountain

Named as if the ridgeline was the spine of a mythical beast, Dragon's Back provides panoramic views of Hong Kong and the surrounding islands. A highly recommended hiking area that provides respite from skyscrapers and sidewalks.

4. Tai Long Wan, Hong Kong

Tai Long Wan - View

Tai Long Wan is a remote bay on the east coast of the Sai Kung Peninsula. The bay's beaches can be reached via a short boat ride from Sai Kung town, or by a 90-minute hike from the Sai Wan Pavilion. The bay is renowned amongst surfers.