Located west of the state and sharing a border with Pahang, Gunung Nuang Recriational Forest is a centre for eco-tourism, research and education.
Spanning 3 districts in Selangor, namely Hulu Selangor, Gombak and Hulu Langat, the Selangor State Park is Peninsula Malaysia?s third largest terrestial conservation area. Gazetted in 2007, the park is home to several recreational sites consisting of forests, waterfalls, streams and rivers.
Trekking up Gunung Nuang in Hulu Langat offers intrepid trekkers endless opportunities to observe exotic and rare tropical flora and fauna, displaying Malaysia?s primeval and largely unexplored rainforests. The hilly terrain makes trekking up to the peak of Gunung Nuang more arduous. The vibrant ecosystem that stretches throughout the trek will expose visitors to nature at its most natural form.
17 km from the airport via Jalan Cheras Hulu Langat ? Pangson and 28 km from Kuala Lumpur Bandaraya. Gunung Nuang Recreational Forest lies in the Hulu Langat Forest Reserve which is a part of the Hutan Taman Negeri (State Forest Park), also known as the Taman Warisan Negeri Selangor (State Heritage Park). This is a dipterocarp hill forest.
With an altitude of 1493m, the highest peak in the state of Selangor, Gunung Nuang is a favourite among visitors interested in outdoor activities. Besides hiking, visitors can enjoy a fantastic view on the mountain especially during sunrise and sunset. In addition, there are rivers and waterfalls that are ideal for swimming and camping in the Recreational Forest.