The Commonwealth Forest Park or Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel was launched in 1993 to commemorate the 14th Commonwealth Forest Conference in Kuala Lumpur.
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Kilometer 23, Jalan Kuala Lumpur – Rawang, 48000 Rawang, Selangor
Northbound tourists heading towards Rawang from Kuala Lumpur should stop by the Commonwealth Forest Park, which is located just beside the trunk road heading to Rawang from Jalan Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur.
Also known as Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel, this attractive park combines dense jungle with landscaped gardens, lakes, camping grounds, chalets, fountains, jogging tracks, hiking trails and other amenities to give visitors an idyllic choice for a green getaway.
Managed by the Forestry Department of Selangor, it is a lowland dipterocarp forest covering an area of more than 620 hectares, with a substantial portion of this designated as a recreational forest.
Ideal for kayaking and camping – there are four designated camping zones offering up to 51 camp sites located near two rivers and the main entrance.
Commonwealth Forest Park & Resort/Resort Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel
Besides camping, those wishing to stay overnight should check out the privately-run Commonwealth Forest Park & Resort (Resort Taman Rimba Komanwel) located at the southeast of the park.
Capable of hosting large groups, the resort offers BBQs and boating activities, and there is also a cafe serving local delights, pizza, coffee and cake.
For the latest pricing/rates of the chalets at Commonwealth Forest Park & Resort/Resort Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel, please contact Puan Hajar at 012-5648851.
Park admission: Adult RM 1.00, children RM 0.50
7.00am to 7.00pm daily.
The Commonwealth Forest Park/Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel is part of a famous trio of forest parks located next to each other, with the other two being Templer’s Park and Taman Eko Rimba Kanching, home to the famous Kanching Waterfalls.
It is also some 15km from FRIM, the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, another recreational forest park worth visiting.
How to get to Commonwealth Forest Park/Taman Eko Rimba Komanwel
The Commonwealth Forest Eco Park is located at the fringes of the Bukit Lagong Reserve Forest, just 6km from Rawang via Jalan Selayang – Rawang, and 28km from Kuala Lumpur.