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12 Parks In Klang Valley That Are Easily Accessible By Public Transportation

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An X thread of parks that are accessible by public transportation created by user @climateaidil has gone viral:

Based on the responses, here is a list of parks that you can get to by taking a train, bus, or by walking:

1. KLCC Park

Situated in the KLCC precinct is KLCC Park, an expansive 50-acre urban oasis, where you can bask in lush greenery and take advantage of its myriad amenities. From a sprawling two-acre children's playground to a serene wading pool and scenic jogging track, the park offers something for everyone. 

Take the Kelana Jaya Line to KLCC LRT Station, then exit through Jalan Ampang Exit. It's about a 10-minute walk to the park.

Image via Suria KLCC

Accessible by:
LRT KLCC Station (Kelana Jaya Line)

Address:
KLCC, Lot No. 241, Level 2, Suria, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Opens daily from 10am to 10pm

Admission:
Free

2. Perdana Botanical Garden

Spanning over 170 acres, you can explore a variety of local flower species at the Orchid and Hibiscus gardens, and even admire our furry friends at the Deer Park that is also located here.

Take the Kajang line MRT and stop at the Muzium Negara Station. It's about a 10-minute walk from the station.

Accessible by:
Muzium Negara MRT Station (Kajang Line)

Address:
Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Opens daily from 6.30am to 10pm

Admission fee:
Free

3. Taman Tasik Shah Alam

Boasting over 450 acres of greenery, Taman Tasik Shah Alam is a sprawling recreational park located in the heart of Shah Alam. You can explore its extensive network of pathways, rent bicycles, or simply unwind by the picturesque lake for a lovely picnic.

Hop on the KTM Komuter train to Shah Alam Station. Then, from the station, take the SA01 Smart Selangor bus and stop at Dataran Shah Alam (Plaza Perangsang). The park is about a 10-minute walk from there.

Accessible by:
SA01 Smart Selangor bus via the Shah Alam KTM station

Address:
Pesiaran Tasik, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Opening hours:
Opens daily

Admission fee:
Free (excluding activities that are available at the park)

4. Taman Rimba Kiara

Nestled in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, this park offers a tranquil escape from the urban hustle and bustle. Take a leisurely walk through its scenic trails and have picnics under the shade of tall trees found throughout this serene gem. Or if you love bird watching, this is the place to do it too!

The park is about an eight-to-10-minute walk from the TTDI MRT Station via the Gate B exit.

Accessible by:
TTDI MRT Station (Kajang Line)

Address:
Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Opens daily from 6am to 7pm

Admission fee:
Free

5. Taman Tasik Titiwangsa

Boasting lush greenery, jogging tracks, and scenic lakeside views, this park is the perfect spot for a leisurely afternoon picnic or a brisk workout session. You can also ride horses, rollerblade, go kayaking, and more.

To get to Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, you can exit from Gate B of Hospital Kuala Lumpur MRT Station and it's about a six-minute walk from there.

Accessible by:
Hospital Kuala Lumpur MRT Station (Putrajaya Line)

Address:
Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, 53200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 
Opens daily from 6.30am to 10pm

Admission fee:
Free (excluding the activities that are available at the park)

6. Taman Bandaran Kelana Jaya

The park features seven lakes, jogging tracks, exercise facilities, a skate park, and even an Olympic-sized swimming pool, as well as badminton courts. It sounds like the perfect spot for a weekend getaway with friends!

The park is about an 11-minute walk from Glenmarie LRT Station.

Accessible by:
Glenmarie LRT station (Kelana Jaya Line)

Address: 
3 Jalan Perbandaran, Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong, SS7, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 
Opens daily from 6am to 10pm

Admission fee:
Free

7. Taman Jaya Park

Taman Jaya Park provides a serene retreat with its picturesque walking trails, shaded spaces, and charming gazebos.

This park is accessible by LRT. You can stop at the Taman Jaya Station and walk through Lorong Sultan for about 10 minutes.

Accessible by: 
Taman Jaya LRT Station (Kelana Jaya Line)

Address: 
1, Jalan 10/7, Taman Jaya, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 
Opens all-day

Admission fee:
Free

8. Taman Tasik Datuk Keramat

This picturesque lake park offers scenic views, lush greenery, and recreational activities such as jogging, picnicking, and boating.

This serene park is a 10-minute walk from Jelatek LRT Station. Once you exit the station, walk towards Jalan Jelatek and take the pedestrian bridge to cross the road to get to the park.

Accessible by:
Jelatek LRT Station (Kelana Jaya Line)

Address:
Jalan Datuk Keramat 54000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Opens daily from 6am to 8pm

Admission fee:
Free

9. Taman Aman Park

Taman Aman Park provides a serene escape for nature lovers and city dwellers seeking relaxation amidst the beauty of the outdoors.

You can stop at the Taman Paramount LRT Station and exit through Jalan 21/1.

Accessible by:
Taman Paramount LRT Station (Kelana Jaya Line)

Address: 
5, Jalan 20/19, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours:
Opens daily from 4am to 10pm

Admission fee:
Free

10. UM Varsity Lake

Situated near the heart of the University Malaya campus, the UM Varsity Lake is a popular spot for outdoor activities such as picnics, jogging, and birdwatching.

To get here, you'll need to go to Universiti LRT Station. From there, take the T789 RapidKL bus and hop off at either the Law Faculty, Engineering Faculty, or the UM Library.

Accessible by:
Universiti LRT Station (Kelana Jaya Line)

Address: 
Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 
Opens from 4am to 10pm

Admission fee:
Free

11. Taman Eko-Rimba Kuala Lumpur (TERKL)

Taman Eko-Rimba Kuala Lumpur (TERKL) is a verdant oasis nestled within the bustling cityscape of Kuala Lumpur. This eco-friendly park offers a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts, boasting lush greenery, scenic trails, and diverse wildlife.

This park is mostly accessible by bus. The KL Hop-On Hop-Off bus provides direct access to KL Tower, which is located near the park. Alternatively, if you feel like walking, the park is 20 minutes away from Bukit Nanas Monorail, Dang Wangi LRT Station, or Masjid Jamek LRT Station.

Accessible by:
- Bukit Nanas Station (KL Monorail Line)
- Dang Wangi LRT Station (Kelana Jaya Line)
- Masjid Jamek LRT Station (Ampang Line)
- KL Hop-On Hop-Off bus

Address: 
Lot 240, Bukit Nanas, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50250, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening hours: 
Opens daily from 8am to 5.30pm

Admission fee:
- Adults: RM10 (RM40 for non-MyKad holders)
- Children between six to 12 years old: RM1 (RM5 for non-MyKad holders)
- Senior citizens: RM1 (RM40 for non-MyKad holders)
- Children under six years & OKU: Free

12. The Central Park, Desa ParkCity

Vibrant and expansive, The Central Park offers a myriad of recreational amenities and lush landscapes, including jogging tracks, playgrounds, and serene lakes. With its beautifully landscaped gardens and family-friendly facilities, this green space is perfect for relaxing strolls, picnics, and outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike.

You can take the T109 MRT feeder bus from Sri Damansara Sentral Station and stop in front of The Waterfront mall. From there, the park is just a five-minute walk away.

Image via Desa ParkCity

Accessible by:
Sri Damansara Sentral MRT Station T109 feeder bus (Putrajaya Line)

Address: 
C-3-1 Plaza Arkadia,
3, Persiaran Residen, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 
Opens daily from 6am to 11pm

Admission fee:
Free

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