Wilson Trail, Hong Kong
Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
The Wilson Trail is a 78 km long-distance footpath in Hong Kong, 63 km of which runs through Hong Kong country parks. It was named after David Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, who was Governor of Hong Kong from 1987 to 1992. The Wilson Trail was developed by Friends of the Country Park and sponsored by various private organisations. The construction work of the trail began in 1994. The Wilson Trail was first opened on 21 January 1996.In all, the Wilson Trail traverses eight of the Country Parks. On Hong Kong Island, Tai Tam Country Park and its Quarry Bay Extension begin the journey. Across the harbour, there is a gap where the trail runs through hills outside the parks. Then come the three parks named Ma On Shan, Lion Rock, and Kam Shan. In the central New Territories, the Wilson Trail heads north through Shing Mun Country Park and Tai Mo Shan Country Park. Finally it climbs into the majestic Pat Sin Leng Country Park. Each of the Country Parks the Wilson Trail traverses has its individual character and appeal – offering, as one proceeds from south to north, changing settings with much of interest.Put Wilson Trail into our Hong Kong itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hong Kong.
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衛奕信徑劃分成好很多段, 屬於香港著名行山徑。對於行山客來說是必體驗。 而且是考驗體力, 精神力的一個好地方。
I hike Wilson One two-three times a week. One of the more challenging trails but well worth it. Beautiful views, clear/clean/fresh views. NOT for inexperienced hikers - lots of steps and tough terrain... read more »
stairs n stairs n again stairs
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