September 3, 2015 Comments (0) Hong Kong Island

Quarry Bay Jogging Trail

Shaded, unpaved trails make up most of the hike.

Quarry Bay Jogging Trail is designed for joggers however it is also a pleasant walking/hiking trail located up in the hills behind Quarry Bay. You will however see many joggers along this trail so be sure to keep clear of them in respect to the trail aesthetics.

To get to the beginning of Quarry Bay Jogging Trail involved an initial 1.5km climb up Mount Parker Road from Quarry Bay. Alternatively you could also get to the start of the trail by first hiking Hong Pak Country Trail Reversed.

Trail Head Options

Hike Hong Pak Country Trail Reversed first
Walk about 1.5km up Mount Parker Road from Quarry Bay

Quarry Bay Jogging Trail is about 2.5km long, and quite pleasant because it is generally flat and features lots of greenery and shaded walkways on mainly unpaved trails.

Trail Features

Green, shaded, flat and unpaved trail
Views overlooking Quarry Bay

Quarry Bay Jogging Trail ends at Braemar Hill above North Point. At the end of the trail you can walk down Po Luen Path, turn right onto Tin Hau Temple Road, and look for a staircase on your left going down the hill towards the bottom of Pak Fuk Road. Continue across the road and down another set of small stairs and turn right to get to Quarry Bay MTR exit C.

Trail End Options

Walk down the hill towards North Point
Turn around and do it again on Quarry Bay Jogging Trail Reversed

Buy the Hong Kong Island Countryside Series Map online for a detailed hiking map that you can take with you on the trail.

Now, let’s get onto the hike! Make your way to the starting point of Quarry Bay Jogging Trail. If you are heading up Mount Parker Road, you will see the trail head about 1.5km up the hill on the right hand side. Be sure to keep a careful eye out because you could walk past it.

Quarry Bay Jogging Trail start.

Quarry Bay Jogging Trail start.

View overlooking Quarry Bay

View overlooking Quarry Bay

Go straight here.

Go straight here.

Orthetrum triangulare triangulare Blue-tailed Forest Hawk Dragonfly

Orthetrum triangulare triangulare Blue-tailed Forest Hawk Dragonfly

Orthetrum triangulare triangulare Blue-tailed Forest Hawk Dragonfly

Orthetrum triangulare triangulare Blue-tailed Forest Hawk Dragonfly

Turn right here.

Turn right here.

Turn left here.

Turn left here.

Shaded, unpaved trails make up most of the hike.

Shaded, unpaved trails make up most of the hike.

With occasional views overlooking Quarry Bay.

With occasional views overlooking Quarry Bay.

Turn right here.

Turn right here.

The are many trails which branch off from Quarry Bay Jogging Trail so be sure that you take the correct turn offs or it could be quite easy to get a little bit lost.

The end of Quarry Bay Jogging Trail!

The end of Quarry Bay Jogging Trail!

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