Our nature reserves and their buffer parks

‘Instead of developing prime land for other uses, this plots are set aside for park use and complement and buffer the Nature Reserve, providing alternatives to relieve the pressure at nature reserves’ – Mah Bow Tan, 2001.

Buffers to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (163ha, 1883)

BTNR buffer and nearby parks
Map from OneMap.

Buffers to Central Catchment Nature Reserve (?2,880ha)

  • Springleaf Nature Park (6 ha, opened 01 Nov 2014)
  • Chestnut Nature Park (80ha, announced 16 May 2012; completion 2015)
  • Windsor Nature Park (75ha, announced 14 Feb 2015; completion 2016)
  • Thomson Nature Park (planing stage)
Windsor NP and other buffers map
Map from NParks

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