Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang (Teluk Bahang Recreational Forest)
The 32-hectar Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang makes an interesting introduction
to the Malaysian forest. A forestry museum located within the vicinity
provides details of the forest? feature and history, while an arboretum
presents the many varieties of local and exotic flora. It is located
24km form Georgetown.
The Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang offers visitors with a variety of mini
waterfalls. It also offers visitors cool and clear water in which
to swim or splash around in. The natural beauty of the surrounding
adds to the soothing and relaxing ambiance.
Ample picnic area located along the river are popular site for family
outings during holidays. Shelters, tables and benches are placed
at several location within picnic spots fot the visitors?convenience.
The children? playground is equipped with several playing facilities
where children can indulge and enjoy themselves.
For a milder form of exercise, footpaths are also provided for visitors
to stroll around the forest recreational areas. The cool and clean
atmosphere coupled with the chirpping of birds and the creaking
of insects further add to the sensory experience communing with
There is a forestry museum which displays items and publications
on foresty aimed at educating the public on the importance and contributions
of the forestry sector to the social-economic development of the
nation. Do stop by and see how you can do your part in preserving
the environment for our children? children.
Situated in this recreational forest is a hostel which has blocks
catering for both men and women. It is equipped with beddings, a
bathroom and a hall. This hostel is mainly for lodgers who attend
courses or seminars.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Pejabat Hutan Negeri
Tingkat 20, Menara KOMTAR
10000 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: 604-650 5250
Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang
Teluk Bahang, 11050 Pulau Pinang
Tel: 604-885 1280