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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      A open trail network in the hart of Port Elizabeth. City managed. Trails maintained by local volunteers.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Region Details
      • 2
      • 4
      • 9
      • 10

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 29, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #5,042
      Trails (view details)
      25
      Trails Mountain Bike
      25
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      23
      Trails Trail Running
      23
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      1,317 ft
      Total Vertical
      271 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      354 ft
      Reports
      20
      Ridden Counter
      286

      Videos of Baakens Valley Mountain Bike

      Trail Series - Baakens Valley / Port...
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      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1837960Cecelia75addreportPumphouse up
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:23am
      Jul 29, 2019
      user #1837960Cecelia75addreportLittle Walmer Single Track
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 4:12am
      Jul 17, 2019
      user #1634204Denz78addreport60MoM Start and 9 more
      May 5, 2019 @ 8:01pm
      May 5, 2019
      user #1689518HerlienriddentrailGuinea Fowl Trail Glenhurd Section and 6 more
      Dec 27, 2018 @ 9:29pm
      Dec 27, 2018
      user #1634204Denz78addreport60MoM Start and 6 more
      Nov 29, 2018 @ 1:26am
      Nov 29, 2018

      Recent Comments

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      user #1427287AndyRistreportUpper Pump House Downhill"Killer downhill" is all sorted. There is also...
      Oct 21, 2017 @ 9:35pm
      Oct 21, 2017

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