More hikers in S'pore caught straying off designated trails last year

Veteran hikers and nature guides said unofficial routes in Clementi Forest and Dover Forest have grown more packed and pronounced. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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SINGAPORE - With global leisure travel largely out of the question for most Singaporeans last year, many took to the nature reserves here in search of a much-needed getaway.

However, the number of cases involving people caught straying off designated trails was also the highest in five years.

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