Drawn off the beaten path in S'pore's green spaces? Beware of pitfalls ahead

Wooded areas such as Clementi Forest and Dover Forest (above) are not managed for recreation and public access, the Singapore Land Authority says.
Wooded areas such as Clementi Forest and Dover Forest (above) are not managed for recreation and public access, the Singapore Land Authority says. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Hikers exploring Clementi Forest on April 2, 2021.
Hikers exploring Clementi Forest on April 2, 2021.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - Venturing off the beaten path can be exciting, but recent cases of hikers in trouble show the pitfalls of unmarked trails.

Last November, two teenage boys triggered a search after they got lost in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve while looking for a World War II Japanese shrine.

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