The best way to acquaint yourself with
Kinabalu Park flora and fauna is to trek and explore several trails around the
Park HQ. There are seven ridge-top and two streamside trails.
These offer spectacular views of mountains, valley rocks, caves, tree
canopies, streams and waterfalls. Opportunities are excellent for studying a
cross section of Kinabalu Parks plant life and animal species at close range.
Overall, all nature trails are well-maintained and safe to walk. For every 100
or 500 Metres, you would see a milestone sign. It is good to have a trail map,
so you know where you are heading. Certain spots are a bit steep, so a walking
stick can help a lot (Get your own or rent it from reception office for a few
Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as one of the most
important biological sites in the world and as the keeper of the treasures of
Mt Kinabalu, Kinabalu Park showcases an eco-system unrivalled anywhere else in