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      A open trail network in the hart of Port Elizabeth. City managed. Trails maintained by local volunteers.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
      NMU Reserve Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 18
      • 25
      • 29
      • 17

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 26, 2024

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      89
      Trails Mountain Bike
      89
      Trails E-Bike
      83
      Trails Hike
      79
      Trails Trail Running
      79
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      2,718 ft
      Total Vertical
      315 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      358 ft
      Reports
      966
      Photos
      57
      Ridden Counter
      7,427

      Photos of Baakens Valley Mountain Bike

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      Feb 3, 2022 @ 1:05am
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      Feb 3, 2022 @ 1:04am
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      Aug 31, 2021 @ 4:52am
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      Aug 31, 2021 @ 4:52am
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      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:49am
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      25 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:12am
      Aug 3, 2021
      49 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:12am
      Aug 3, 2021

      Videos of Baakens Valley Mountain Bike

      Trail Series - Baakens Valley / Port...
      1:51 | 104 | Aug 8, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

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      TanyaJacksonaddreportactivity #51751461
      Apr 27, 2024 @ 6:36am
      Apr 27, 2024
      TanyaJacksonaddreportactivity #50254330 and 12 more
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 6:55am
      Mar 21, 2024
      TanyaJacksonaddreportactivity #49940073
      Mar 12, 2024 @ 1:44am
      Mar 12, 2024
      TanyaJacksonaddreportactivity #49720072 and 8 more
      Mar 5, 2024 @ 5:01am
      Mar 5, 2024
      dustrider1addtrailactivity #49325793 and 1 more
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 7:15am
      Feb 19, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      Quinn39trailLittle Walmer Single Track DropThat piece of trail is very dangerous
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 1:18pm
      Sep 2, 2021
      Quinn39trailGuinea Fowl Trail Glenhurd SectionAll trees cleared. And bridges replaced
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 5:37am
      Aug 2, 2020
      Colin0207reportCrank-it/Spank-itAwesome :-)
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 12:37am
      Jul 6, 2020
      Quinn39trailFT-1This trail is one way traffic only. Only to be...
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:03am
      Jul 4, 2020
      Quinn39reportCrank-it/Spank-itBurms has been attended to..
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 6:58am
      Jul 4, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      PE Golf Course 5 20.9 km
      Summerstrand 14.1 km
      Schoenmakerskop 44.6 km
      Nelson Mandela University Reserve 15 95.9 km
      Parsonsvlei Valleys 7 76.1 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8924 miles2,720 ft12 miles315 ft
      #754#4579668,179
      E-Bike8322 miles2,520 ft11 miles315 ft
      #292#3958634
      Hike7922 miles2,320 ft11 miles315 ft
      #635#3965191
      Trail Running7922 miles2,320 ft11 miles315 ft
      #641#3965820
      • By conblom FatTracks Vadersberg & contributors
      • Admins: FatTracks, FatTracks
      • #14267 - 12,884 views

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