9 Scenic Cycling Trails In Klang Valley Where You Can Pedal Your Stress Away

It is also one of the best forms of exercise you can have!

1. Desa Parkcity Central Park

Where: Desa Parkcity, Kuala Lumpur.
How to get there: Located about 13 km from Kuala Lumpur, Desa Parkcity is easily accessible through LDP and Penchala Link. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Not available. You would need to bring your own bicycle.
Attractions: The Central Park is known for its 9-foot-wide pathway that's perfect for cycling. It also features a man-made lake and a children's playground complete with safe equipments.

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2. Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)

Where: Jalan Frim, Kepong, 52109 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.
How to get there: FRIM is situated along the Selayang-Kepong highway, 16km northwest of Kuala Lumpur. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Bike rental is reasonable at the price of RM6 - first hour (small bikes), or RM8 - first hour (big bikes), while the subsequent hour is RM2 per hour.
Attractions: A good green getaway from the bustling city life, FRIM is a haven for nature lovers and cycling enthusiasts. It has approved a number of mountain bike trails, ranging from easy to hard - based on the terrain and surroundings.

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Where: Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), Kuala Lumpur.
How to get there: TTDI is easily accessible through LDP or Sprint Highway. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Not available. You would need to bring your own bicycle.
Attractions: A well-known place for joggers, the paths here are wide and flat, making the park suitable for cycling as well. Beware of the monkeys, though!

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4. Taman Wawasan Putrajaya

Where: Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur.
How to get there: 25km south of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya is easily accessible through the highway, or you could always take a train from KL Sentral. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Not available. You would need to bring your own bicycle.
Attractions: Taman Wawasan cover almost 137 acres of land. It is a tranquil park with bicycle and jogging paths, lotus ponds, splendid views and even a pebble beach!

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5. Kepong Metropolitan Park

Where: Kepong, Kuala Lumpur.
How to get there: Kepong Metropolitan Park is located next to Kepong exit on the MRR2 highway. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Not available. You would need to bring your own bicycle.
Attractions: The park is famous for its massive loop surrounding a lake that's 3.3km long. The track in the park is flat and runs parallel to the cycling track.

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6. Taman Botani Negara

Where: Taman Pertanian Malaysia, Shah Alam.
How to get there: A 15-minute drive along Federal Highway. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: RM10 for 1 hour of bicycle rental and RM1 for each subsequent hour.
Attractions: Located in Shah Alam, Malaysia's first agriculture park was opened to the public since 1986. The 1,295 hectare of tropical rain forest and agriculture park is one of the largest in the world. There are many gardens in this park waiting to be explored with a bicycle!

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7. Trek Basikal Shah Alam

Where: Section 4, 5 and 14 in Shah Alam, Selangor.
How to get there: The trails starts from Section 4, from the parking area of Taman Tasik Shah Alam. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Not available. You would need to bring your own bicycle.
Attractions: The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) has introduced bicycle lanes to connect those living in Section 4, 5 and 14. It is a great way to see the city as these lanes stretch around Shah Alam. The nearby Shah Alam Lake Garden also serves as a scenic pit stop.

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8. Titwangsa Lake Garden

Where: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, Kuala Lumpur.
How to get there: Located just beside the busy Jalan Tun Razak in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Titiwangsa Lake Garden is easily accessible through many highways. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Not available. You would need to bring your own bicycle.
Attractions: Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, is an attractive and well-maintained park in Kuala Lumpur with a wide range of facilities and things to do for the whole family. The terrain is flat and there are no cars to worry about.

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9. Putrajaya Botanical Garden

Where: Persiaran Sultan Sallahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, Presint 1, Putrajaya, Selangor.
How to get there: 25km south of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya is easily accessible through the highway, or you could always take a train from KL Central. Google Maps directions here.
Bicycle rental: Rental fee of RM2 per hour.
Attractions: Tropical Botanical Garden is a good place to go during the morning or evening for a time of recreation. Its tranquil surroundings make cycling an enjoyable and pleasant experience. Lots of meandering paths and themed gardens to check out too!

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Have fun cycling! :D

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