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PERANGIN SIK

Location:

Compartment 16, Bukit Enggang Forest Reserve.

3 km from Sik or 80 km from Alor Setar.

Accessible by road .

Situated nearby is the Kedah Economic Development Authority (KEDA) Training Centre.

Type of Forest:

Lowland Dipterocarp Forest.

Elevation : 100 – 150m a.s.l

Special Features:

This area is also popularly known as 'Rimba Taqwa' and it is the earliest recreational forests that has been established in the state of Kedah. It gains its popularity after the official launching of Semarak Negeri Kedah in 1986.

Along the journey to this recreational forest, visitors would have the opportunity to observe fruit orchards, rubber estates and traditional Malay villages.

It has a large campsite that could conveniently accommodate some 1000 campers. This site has been earmarked for the next International Scout Jamboree.

There is a wide variety of flora and fauna of lowland dipterocarp forest.

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