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Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park

Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park is a hill built over an underground reservoir. It serves as a popular place for the locals to exercise, jogging or to stroll during the mornings and evenings. It is located in Jelutong, Penang, Malaysia.

Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park is a popular place for the locals to exercise and jogging
Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park is a popular place for the locals to exercise and jogging

Since the 1960's, Bukit Dumbar also doubles as a recreational park. It is one of the few patches of green space in Jelutong. In addition to the hill slope walking trail, whispering casuarina trees, children playground and the view of Penang Bridge await on the summit.

Reflexology Paths were built at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park
Reflexology Paths were built at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park

Reflexology Paths were built at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park. Reflexology is an ancient healing art that applies pressure to specific areas of the feet referred to as reflexes. Reflexology is based on the principle that stimulating specific points on the feet can improve the functioning of corresponding organs, glands, and other parts of the body. It serves as a popular place for the locals.

The Playground at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park
The Playground at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park

The playground at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park is very relaxing, with lots of grass and trees in the surroundings. Recreational equipment such as the seesaw and slide, which help children develop physical coordination, strength, and flexibility, as well as providing recreation and enjoyment and supporting social and emotional development.

Part of the Penang Bridge provides a nice scenic backdrop
Part of the Penang Bridge provides a nice scenic backdrop

Part of the Penang Bridge provides a nice scenic backdrop. There are also benches where parents can sit, relax and watch their children play.

Penang Badminton Centre at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park
Penang Badminton Centre at the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park

Penang Badminton Centre and Nicol David International Squash Centre are also located within the park for those interested to rent a court for playing.

Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP) invested a total of RM319,211.00 in this Lights Op the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park Project. 6 units of 140W LED lights installed on 14-metre light poles and 25 units of 65W LED lights installed on 6-metre light poles. Road works and other miscellaneous works completed to make Bukit Dumbar Recreation Park more people-friendly. It was a corporate social responsibility by Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang.

Hill slope walking trail, whispering casuarina trees and children playground
Hill slope walking trail, whispering casuarina trees and children playground

Penang State Government hope that the Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park users will enjoy the value-added features in the park, and make use these features responsibly. It will be a people-friendly green spaces wherein Penangites may exercise, workout, relax, unwind and spend quality time with their families and friends.

The Bukit Dumbar Recreational Park is open daily. Free admission.

Trip Suggestion : 2 hours

 

Operating Hours : Daily

Admission Fee : Free

Address : Solok Dumbar, Bukit Dumbar, 11600 Jelutong, Penang, Malaysia

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