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 for 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 chirping of birds and the creaking of insects further add to the sensory experience communing with mother nature.
There is a forestry museum which displays items and publications on forestry 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 bedding, a bathroom and a hall. This hostel is mainly for lodgers who attend courses or seminars.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Museum Perhutanan Hutan Lipur Telok Bahang
Taman Rimba, Telok Bahang, 11050 Pulau Pinang
Tel: 604-885 2388
Telok Bahang Forest Ranger Office: 604-885 1280
State Forestry Department
Tingkat 20, Menara KOMTAR
Tel: 604-262 5272, 650 5250
Fax: 604-263 6335