Singapore – The 36km Coast to Coast Trail, which stretches from the Jurong Lake Gardens in the west to the island horse park in the northeast, was launched on Saturday (30 March), linking parks as a natural park Bukit Batok, botanical gardens and MacRitchie Reservoir Park one continuous route.
Park in the Gulf of paddler in Lower Seletar Reservoir was also launched, which forms part of the first phase of 60 km will be completed to the connector on the park 150km Round Island Route, which will be completed by 2035.
And by the end of this year, a new time & # 39; volume 1.5km park near the harbor rower will be completed, with the rest of the loop around the lower Seletar reservoir gradually planned and completed in the future, he said the National Parks Board (NParks) to run in the Bay paddler.
Other sections of the round island route will be completed in the next few years.
Until next year, Seletar Aerospace Park and Sengkang Riverside Park will be connected, and the public will be able to enjoy the 60 km route between the gulf and the gardens on the Bay paddler through Sengkang, Punggol, Pasir Ris, Changi and the park on the east coast.
Prior to 2021, an additional 60 km of track between the gardens of the bay and the Gulf of rower, part of which runs along the rail corridor will be connected, making the 120km loop.
At the start, the National Development Minister Lawrence Wong noted that the network time & # 39; the amount of the park has grown over the years to more than 300km. It will be increased to 400 km by 2030.
"Design and development of these connectors park & # 39; is a serious & # 39; oznym issue," he said.
"We do it in a way that is purposeful and systematic, as the park connectors also serve as green corridors and environmental communication in order to protect our natural diversity."
Coast to Coast Trail connects parks and natural areas through footpaths in several areas, but they will be gradually replaced by connectors Park.
Application for the trail provides information about the local flora and fauna through the augmented reality 3D-animated characters. Users can also rack up points for rewards like food vouchers and beverage products, for example, upload photos that they have taken on the trail to share their experiences.
The application was developed information technology firm Revez Motion and can be downloaded from the store Play Google and the App Store.
A 36-hour coast to coast Trail Challenge also started on Saturday at noon and will end at 11.59pm on Sunday. Participants scored 1600 points in the annex, complete tasks in the application, and upload a photo of themselves at all 10 checkpoints in the following will be eligible for a lucky draw to win or iPhone XS 64GB or Samsung Galaxy S10 + 128GB.
With regard to the Gulf rower, he now has a plank, lowlands, wetlands and convenience, as a refuge, a bike repair station and toilets.
Wetland boardwalk around the planted species that provide food and shelter for native wildlife, which can be found in this area, such as the gray heron and copper-cheek Frog.