28th August 2019 – (Hong Kong) MacLehose Trail, opened on 26 October 1979, was the first long distance hiking trail in Hong Kong. This year is the 40th anniversary of this iconic hiking trail. To commemorate this special occasion, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department is organising a series of celebration programme from September to December 2019 to promote the fun of hiking and showcase the stunning natural beauty, interesting heritage and relics and amazing wildlife along different sections of MacLehose Trail.
More About MacLehose Trail
This 100-kilometre trail is divided into ten sections, traversing the New Territories from East to West through eight country parks namely Sai Kung East, Sai Kung West, Ma On Shan, Lion Rock, Kam Shan, Shing Mun, Tai Mo Shan and Tai Lam. Winding along coastline, rugged mountains, valleys and reservoirs, the trail offers hikers varied hiking experience and breathtaking scenery of the countryside as well as overlooking view of the cityscape of the Kowloon Peninsula. This famous trail has been named as one of the world’s 20 dream trails by the National Geographic.
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