Shing Mun Reservoir

Risk 25%
Sunburn 35%


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Shing Mun Reservoir also known as Upper Shing Mun Reservoir or Jubilee Reservoir,  lies at Southwest side of New Territories. The dam and reservoir were completed in 1937 and the name “Jubilee Reservoir” was designated to celebrate the Silver Jubilee (1935) of King George V of the United Kingdom. The Paperbark Forest around the reservoir is a favourite with visiting photographers.
FacilitiesBarbecue Sites, Public Toilets, Snack Kiosk, etc.
AttractionsThe memorial stone of Jubilee Reservoir, Main Dam Valve Tower, The Paperbark Forest, etc.
Activities[Outing], [Hiking], [Barbecue], [Historical Relic Sightseeing]
Other Routes
Start At30 min80 min15 min15 min
Shing Mun Roadpin-png-2424The Paperbark Forest1471007774_Red_flagShing Mun (Main Dam)pin-png-2424Shing Mun (Grass Dam)Shing Mun Road
1471009312_map Distance9 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration2 hr 20 min
1471007737_Food SupplyThe snack kiosk nearby the minibus stop at Shing Mun Road (Pineapple Dam)
1471007878_Revert Exit / BranchThere are many branch trails connect to the main road, which lead to Shing Mun (Main Dam).
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 4 [Beginner]

Shing Mun Reservoir (Shing Mun Road)

TransportRouteGet pff / Get on atRemarks
Minibus No. 82Tsuen Wan Shiu Wo Street ⇔ Shing Mun ReservoirShing Mun Reservoir (Terminal) 

Beware the monkeys when passing the area of Shing Mun Reservoir. Please do not eat in front of the monkeys or hold any plastic bags with foods or feed them.

If the water level is high enough after raining season, you can take photos of paperbark trees submerged in water.

Total distance: 9.28 km
Max elevation: 247 m
Min elevation: 161 m
Total climbing: 234 m
Total descent: -247 m
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