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      WORLD CLASS UNLIMITED TRAILS - With 200km of marked routes and more than 70 km of single tracks, we are the biggest Mountain Bike Park in South Africa

      The 3Rivers Trails complex, centered on the village of Thornhill, is located midway between Port Elizabeth and Jeffrey's Bay on the East Coast of South Africa and incorporates the Crossways, Bluegums and Sunnyside Farm trails, as well as the J-Bay Bike Park, the Longmore Forest and Woodridge College.

      With more than 200kms of trails and more than 65km of singletrack in the 3Rivers Trails complex you'll have plenty of riding to choose from. Be prepared for some of the best trails in South Africa!

      Click on the Routes tab to find an adventure that suits your mood!
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: 3 Rivers
      Land Status: Private Property
      Crossways Country Kitchen Parking Area google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking at the Crossways Country Kitchen on Castle Ridge Road.
      Register and buy permits ONLINE or at Crossways Country Kitchen, the J-Bay Trail Centre. Permits can also be purchased from Cyclo Pro bike shop in Port Elizabeth.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 16, 2020
      Local Trail Association


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      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      3,139 ft
      Total Vertical
      781 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,335 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Videos of Crossways (3Rivers Trails) Mountain Bike

      3 Rivers Trails (Red Trail) | Eastern Cape,...

      10:50 | 141 | May 18, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      user #1394630MBvBwishlistroute3Rivers: Red Holstein Route
      Feb 3, 2023 @ 1:50am
      16 hours
      user #3394504H1noKwishlistroute3Rivers: Red Holstein Route and 5 more
      Feb 2, 2023 @ 11:58am
      1 day
      user #2560442MarinuswAavTowishlistroute3Rivers: Black Porcupine Route, 60km and 2 more
      Jan 14, 2023 @ 11:07am
      Jan 14, 2023
      user #3054343DidierETeywfwishlistroute3Rivers: Purple Cow and 1 more
      Dec 29, 2022 @ 10:03pm
      Dec 29, 2022
      user #2976362LaurenWileswishlisttrailBlack Mamba and 1 more
      Dec 21, 2022 @ 8:05pm
      Dec 21, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4231 miles2,697 ft13 miles761 ft
      E-Bike3229 miles2,287 ft12 miles715 ft
      Hike4231 miles2,510 ft12 miles781 ft
      Trail Running4231 miles2,510 ft12 miles781 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV1719 ft3 ft105 ft7 ft
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