Various look-out points offer visitors magnificent views of the off-shore islands like Pulau Darat. The design of the park takes full advantage of the natural vegetation and topography of the site. This natural vegetation is the secondary forest with groves of Tembusu, Acacias and Dillenias. You can hear the sounds of birds and insects breaking the silence and serenity of the park while you stroll through the meandering path towards the 2 ponds at the foot of the ridge. Enjoy the serene ambience away from the hustle and bustle of city living. If you are a fitness enthusiast, Kent Ridge Park is the place to be. It offers the most number of fitness stations; 20 to be exact. The fitness equipment will pose a challenge to fitness enthusiasts. Nature groups will enjoy the nature trail located near thelower carparks. Pitcher plants and wild orchids are found along this trail. On the eastern side of the park, towards the valley, is a natural pond teeming with turtles and fishes such as the Japanese Koi. One of the last battles for Singapore was fought on this hill which dominated the harbour and the British military depots in the Ayer Rajah Area. A plaque was installed at the upper carparks in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II. As part of the army’s adoption of the park as The Army Green Park, 2 decommissioned M114 Artillery Guns and the AMX-13 Light Tank are displayed in the park to provide points of interest. Facilities: Fitness stations, shelter, restrooms, nature trails, multi-purpose court. Activities: Exercising, nature walks, bird-watching, in-line skating.
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