Taman Negara established in 1939 and covering three Peninsular States of Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu, is
There are three principle legislations governing Taman Negara with separate legislation covering the states in which the park is located. The legislations are the Taman Negara Enactment (Pahang) No. 2 of 1939, Taman Negara Enactment (Kelantan) No. 14 of 1938 and Taman Negara Enactment (Terengganu) No. 6 of 1939. The park is under the authority of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment and administration by the Park Superintendent who comes under the supervision of the Director General Department of Wildlife and National Parks.
The objective of establishing and protecting Taman Negara is clearly stated under Section 3(1), Taman Negara Enactment;
' The Park is hereby dedicated, set aside and reserved in perpetuity in trust for the purpose of the propagation, protection and preservation of the indigenous flora and fauna of Malaysia, and the preservation of objects and places of aesthetic, historical of scientific interest'
There are four entry points to get to the park;
Sungai Relau, Merapoh - Pahang
Tanjung Mentong, Kuala Berang - Terengganu
Kuala Koh, Gua Musang - Kelantan
Is about 290 km from
License, Permit & Fee:
Entry Permit - RM 1.00 / person
Camera License - RM 5.00 / unit
Fishing License - RM 10.00 / unit
Camping Fee - RM 1.00 / person / day
Department of Wildlife and National Parks,
Night Jungle Walk
Visit Orang Asli Settlement
6 Chalets, 72 beds dormitories & camping ground are available and a small cafe serves local foods at reasonable price.
D'Keloh café offers variety of local and international delicacies at reasonable prices.