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Compartment 1, Gunung Jerai Forest Reserve.

3 km from Gurun town or 35 km from Alor Setar.

Accessible by 4WD vehicle or a short walk of about 0.5km.

Type of Forest:

Lowland Dipterocarp.

Elevation :100 – 150m a.s.l 

Special Features:

This recreational forest is also popularly known as Batu Hampar Recreational Forest.

There is an attractive waterfall of 15 m high which is perfect for swimming, picnics and recreation.

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

There is also a rock cliff suitable for rugged and challenging activities.

The forest area is also suitable for educational and research purposes.

The main plant species found here are meranti melantai, meranti langgong and meranti tembaga

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