Gunung Stong State Park, gazetted on October 2005 is listed among the top five unique eco-tourism destinations in Malaysia. It covers an area of 21,950 hectares of land dotted with high peaks, dense forest, a variety of caves, rivers and waterfalls. Its thick jungle is home to elephants, tigers, bears, gibbons, hornbills and a range of other exotic wildlife, as well as a variety of flora and fauna including the world's largest flower, the Rafflesia of the Kerii Meyer species, and the endemic long-sectioned bamboo, a type of purple herb (Didymocarpus calcareous) and a unique palm species (Licuala Stongesis).
It is also home to one of the highest waterfalls in Malaysia, the seven-tiered Jelawang Waterfall.
The rugged landscape of Gunung Stong offers many exciting adventures. With the assistance of a qualified and knowledgeable trekking guide, your exploration of Gunung Stong will be more meaningful as interesting aspects about the biodiversity of the area are pointed out.
The Bogo Rock Shelter, a cave-like formation, is a suitable resting point on the way to the summit of Gunung Stong, which can be reached within four hours of trekking. Gunung Ayam, the highest peak in the area at 1,504m, is an ideal spot to catch beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Baha's Camp at the peak of Stong Waterfall is a campsite available for overnight stays. Visit the breath-taking 225 million-year-old limestone caves at Dabong that house several bat species and rare flora, including an endemic balsam.