Taman Negeri Bukit Panchor is a state forest reserved park. The authority has design and built the park with facilities suitable for schools and societies to organise their outdoor activities and even to camp over night in the park compound.
The organising committee need to officially write to the Forest Park Office with full participants details to apply if the activity an over night event. All over night events must be accompany by the teachers.
The facilities available are the camping site with cement platforms, opened and roofed dining hall and kitchen, toilets, pool, playground, tracking path, praying halls and canteen.
Many schools near the park had organised their outdoor events in Taman Negeri Bukit Panchor.
As the water of Sungai Kerian flow along and across 3 states, people who like fishing can have many venues to enjoy their fishing hobby, either at the river side at any place or on a boat ( for thoes who own a boat or who rent a boat ).
Tha Ampang Jajar river side is one of the safety place you can enjoy fishing. If you are lucky, your harvest would range from fresh water prawn ( Udang Galah ), cat fish ( Ikan Duri, Ikan Baung ), carp fish ( Ikan Lampam, Kap Rumput, Sebaau, Puyu ) and Ikan Ubi.
The purpose of this dam is to keep the water level under control. This dam is built above Sungai Kerian, it has a road above to link the traffic, so it is a bridge too. At this part of Sungai Kerian, both side of land are in Penang state.
There are small huts, children playground, open air car parking lots. Most local people come here for jogging, morning exercises and fishing.
Family with children would bring their children here to enjoy the playground facilities.
Sometimes, you will meet with newly wed couple posting and shooting for their wedding album.
This is certainly a good place for the people who like plants and trees. I have took some photo which I think special. If that is not enough for you, then you have to come for yourself and have your own tracking further into the reserved forest. It is safe, if you are tracking along the track prepare by the authority. It is about 5km length for you to spend your time.
For residents nearby, if you find a place for recreation or picnic, go to the Bukit Panchor Forest Reserved Park, at here, you can enjoy the recreation facilities available. There are cafeteria, children playyard, washroom, chalet, prayers' hall, roofed gathering area, camping site, pools, jogging track for you to spend your time and relax.
This state forest park is located at Bukit Panchor, Nibong Tebal. It is behind Kampung Sungai Buaya, a small village near Kampung Sungai Kechil Ilir.
The state government has design the park as a forest reserved area. Many school hold their co-curicular activities here during weekend and school holidays.
Local people come here for family outing and enjoy the recreation facilities available here. There are cafeteria, children playyard, washroom, chalet, prayers' hall, roofed gathering area, camping site, pools, jogging track for you to spend your time and relax. Come here if you happen to come to Nibong Tebal.