4 Scenic Cycling Trails for Your Next Family Getaway
There are many outdoor activities that you could bring your family to in Singapore, but why not add a bit of adventure and exercise to your outing, all the while communing with nature? From lush beach-side greeneries to adventurous lanes that transport you an entirely different place,
1. East Coast Park
The East Coast Park bike trail that passes through various terrains, each of which is pleasing to the eyes, making your adventure both enjoyable and picturesque. In this 17km long trail, travel alongside grasslands, wetlands, and trees as the wind blows through your hair. The East Coast Park trail is perfect for families because not everything is rugged adventure. When the kids get tired, there are always refreshments available at the East Coast Lagoon Food Centre, along with hawker stalls where you can chow down on your favorite eats.
2. Bedok Reservoir Park
With a winding trail 4.3km long, the Bedok Reservoir Park is the perfect trail for beginners. Its winding trail is made of even pavement, making sure that those who have never even picked up a bicycle can still manage to hold off on their own. The Bedok Reservoir Park trail winds alongside water sports enthusiasts, dragon-boat riders and wakeboarders. You can even find other people alongside you on the trail, as this place is a popular destination for joggers, walkers, and those who simply appreciate nature and the views of the reservoir.
Pack up a picnic for when the kids get tired, and spread out your food on the green grass and eat while enjoying the sounds of nature and tranquility.
3. Pulau Ubin
The Pulau Ubin trail is the perfect place for spending a day with the family. It can be accessed by talking a fifteen-minute ferry ride from the mainland. which costs $2 per person. You can even rent your bike for cheap, at around $15 for the entire day.
This bike trail is also perfect for nature lovers. Since Pulau Ubin is separated from the rest of city life, there are a lot of animals that you can catch if you can keep your eyes peeled, making sure that kids and adults alike will never get bored. While the trails in Pulau Ubin may not be the best for beginners, there are many different types of terrains where you can cycle to your heart’s content.
4. Punggol Waterway
Punggol Waterway combines the best of both worlds with both a smooth, easy trail and a picturesque view. Kiddy cyclists and beginners won’t have a hard time navigating the smooth paved roads, while parents and guardians can enjoy scenic views of the sunset as it reflects golden and orange hues over the water. Once the group gets tired, you can stop by one of the many dining options, while kids can cool down in a water playground in the area.