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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
      Settlers Park Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 16
      • 25
      • 29
      • 17

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      87
      Trails Mountain Bike
      87
      Trails E-Bike
      81
      Trails Hike
      76
      Trails Trail Running
      76
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      2,718 ft
      Total Vertical
      315 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      358 ft
      Reports
      887
      Photos
      57
      Ridden Counter
      6,256

      Photos of Baakens Valley Mountain Bike

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      Feb 3, 2022 @ 1:05am
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      Feb 3, 2022 @ 1:05am
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      Feb 3, 2022 @ 1:04am
      Feb 3, 2022
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      Aug 31, 2021 @ 4:52am
      Aug 31, 2021
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      Aug 31, 2021 @ 4:52am
      Aug 31, 2021
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      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:49am
      Aug 3, 2021
      13 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:12am
      Aug 3, 2021
      35 |
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 6:12am
      Aug 3, 2021

      Videos of Baakens Valley Mountain Bike

      Trail Series - Baakens Valley / Port...
      1:51 | 96 | Aug 8, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2175191WaynejGaddreportTarget Kloof Road
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 1:13am
      2 days
      user #2458661LcferreiraaddreportParking Loop and 2 more
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 7:12am
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #2174215TanyaJacksonaddreportWilliam Moffett to FT containers and 11 more
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 12:27am
      Dec 28, 2022
      user #2174215TanyaJacksonaddreportTarget Kloof Road and 9 more
      Dec 23, 2022 @ 8:21pm
      Dec 23, 2022
      user #2174215TanyaJacksonaddreport9th Ave Entry to Little Walmer Single Track and 14 more
      Dec 16, 2022 @ 8:11am
      Dec 16, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2174287Quinn39trailLittle Walmer Single Track DropThat piece of trail is very dangerous
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 1:18pm
      Sep 2, 2021
      user #2174287Quinn39trailGuinea Fowl Trail Glenhurd SectionAll trees cleared. And bridges replaced
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 5:37am
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #2174465Colin0207reportCrank-it/Spank-itAwesome :-)
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 12:37am
      Jul 6, 2020
      user #2174287Quinn39trailFT-1This trail is one way traffic only. Only to be...
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:03am
      Jul 4, 2020
      user #2174287Quinn39reportCrank-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 Bike8724 miles2,720 ft12 miles315 ft
      #763#4578876,601
      E-Bike8122 miles2,520 ft11 miles315 ft
      #255#4879325
      Hike7622 miles2,320 ft11 miles315 ft
      #649#4886161
      Trail Running7622 miles2,320 ft11 miles315 ft
      #653#4886553
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