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Tin Fu Tsai Campsite
Campsites No.: 27
Location: Tin Fu Tsai, Tai Lam Country Park
Tent space: 30
Accessibility: Easy; for beginners
Introduction: Set in the heart of Tai Lam Country Park, this site is located next to the Tin Fu Tsai Village. The pleasant environment used to be Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department's "Forest Station" and served as a base for afforestation scheme. A wooden bridge (with 1.5m wide, 2.5 m high and 1m long) straddles the campsite over a tranquil stream. The site lies along Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail and has been a resting point for commuters days in the old days.
Facilities: Barbeque pits, benches and tables, drains.
Hygienic facilities: Dry toilet pits and mobile toilets
Source of water: Stream water (seasonal supply)
Highlights:

Ho Pui Reservoir: It was voted as one of the Ten Best Hong Kong Scenery Sports, the smallest reservoir is managed by Water Supplies Department. Apart from its fantastic vantage point atop of the reservoir, the water is used for irrigating agricultural lands in North-west New Territories.

Tai Lam Chung Reservoir: It was formed by drowning the Tai Lam Chung valley. The valley runs in the direction of north-east to south-west, aligning with the major fault extending through the reservoir region.

Tin Fu Tsai Village: Founded 300 years ago by Choi clan, there were about several hundred villagers during the peak time. It was considered a large and influential village in the Pat Heung area. Some indigenous villagers still live there today.

Country trails: MacLehose Trail - Stage 9
How to get there:

Method 1:
Take Bus 51( Kam Tin-bound) from Nina Tower or the bus stop atop of Tsuen Wan MTR station. Get off at Tai Mo Shan Country Park. Walk from the Twisk Country Park Management Centre at Stage 9 of the MacLehose Trail for about 2 hours.

Method 2:
From Sham Tseng, walk past Tsing Fai Tong to reach the campsite. It takes about 1.5 hours.

Minibus telephone enquiry: 2669 0737

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Last Review Date : 28 August 2013