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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 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
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Garden Route (Afrikaans: Tuinroete) is a stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa which extends from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River in the Eastern Cape. The name comes from the verdant and ecologically diverse vegetation encountered here and the numerous lagoons and lakes dotted along the coast. It includes towns such as Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley; with George, the Garden Route's largest city and main administrative centre.

      It has an oceanic climate, with mild to warm summers, and mild to cool winters. It has the mildest climate in South Africa and the second mildest climate in the world, after Hawaii, according to the Guinness Book of Records. Temperatures rarely fall below 10°C in winter and rarely climb beyond 28°C in summer. Rain occurs year-round, with a slight peak in the spring months, brought by the humid sea-winds from the Indian Ocean rising and releasing their precipitation along the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains just inland of the coast.

      The Route is sandwiched between the aforementioned mountains and the Indian Ocean. The Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma indigenous forests are a unique mixture of Cape Fynbos and Temperate Forest and offer hiking trails and eco-tourism activities. Nearly 300 species of bird life are to be found in a variety of habitats ranging from fynbos to forest to wetlands.

      Ten nature reserves embrace the varied ecosystems of the area as well as unique marine reserves, home to soft coral reefs, dolphins, seals and a host of other marine life. Various bays along the Garden Route are nurseries to the endangered Southern Right Whale which go there to calve in the winter and spring (July to December).
      source: wikipedi
      Region Details
      • 174
      • 7
      • 61
      • 137
      • 38
      • 3
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 24, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      434
      Trails Mountain Bike
      435
      Trails E-Bike
      237
      Trails Hike
      413
      Trails Trail Running
      416
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Total Distance
      518 miles
      Total Descent
      83,062 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,094 ft
      Reports
      690
      Photos
      298
      Ridden Counter
      10,059

      Popular Garden Route District Mountain Biking Trails

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      Last Singletrack
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      Harkerville Red 1st Singletrack
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      Poor Fool
      Concordia Contours
      Park & ride
      Concordia Contours
      Phantom Pass
      Phantom
      The Road of Bones
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      Komsepad
      Gouna
      Salt River Road
      Knysna Town
      Sampies Hoogte
      Witfontein
      Snail Trail
      Witfontein
      The Start
      Garden Route Trail Park
      Dam(n)climb
      Saasveld
      The Snake
      Saasveld
      Montagu Pass
      Witfontein
      Stolen Porridge
      Concordia Contours

      Garden Route District Mountain Bike Routes

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      Harkervile Green Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      9 miles
      Harkerville Red Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      14 miles
      Harkerville Blue Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      7 miles
      Harkerville Yellow Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      8 miles
      Farleigh Blue Route
      Knysna
      16 miles
      Farleigh Yellow Route
      Knysna
      11 miles
      Farleigh Green Route
      Knysna
      5 miles
      Petrus-se-Brand Cycle Route
      Brackenhill
      14 miles
      Root farm
      1 mile
      Pioneer 2019 - Exit from George
      Saasveld
      18 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 16 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 8 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 129 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance

      Photos of Garden Route District Mountain Bike

      trail: Dam view
      3 |
      Oct 20, 2020 @ 11:53pm
      Oct 20, 2020
      9 |
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 1:40am
      Oct 9, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      0 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      1 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020

      Videos of Garden Route District Mountain Bike

      Benji on the last day of building the trail
      trail: Benji
      0:17 | 25 | May 13, 2020
      the green room
      0:53 | 179 | Jan 8, 2018
      Phantom Pass
      1:50 | 159 | Mar 31, 2016
      Driehoek Atletiek 2014
      trail: South
      1:22 | 228 | Mar 22, 2014

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Park & ride
      Concordia Contours
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 8:10am
      Oct 27, 2020
      Unknownbrucemorgan
      Die-Hark
      George
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 1:15am
      Oct 24, 2020
      UnknownChristofison HMBC Trees down/trail blocked at South-West...
      Loam*Star (Upper)
      Witfontein
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 6:10am
      Oct 21, 2020
      UnknownChristofison HMBC

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1346341ChristofisonupdatetrailIndigenous Traverse
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 3:16am
      19 hours
      user #1346341ChristofisonaddreportDie-Hark
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 3:09am
      19 hours
      user #1346341ChristofisonaddreportBarrie Loop
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 3:06am
      19 hours
      user #1974936TommySAwishlisttrailPoor Fool and 4 more
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 1:41pm
      2 days
      user #1803601brucemorganaddreportPark & ride and 14 more
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Oct 27, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2401861CraigcNCo1AreportPhantom SingletrackSuper single track downhill. There are some...
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 1:12am
      Sep 20, 2020
      user #2334140SiMan9trailPetrus se Brandt - SingletrackBeautiful, old forest single track downhill.
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 1:21pm
      Sep 2, 2020
      user #2284816benvogelmantrailMoose-a NiceGreat trail in the beginning but near the end...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 5:15am
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #1193050PeerlessreportElephant BathAll tree falls and overhangs cleared. Drainage...
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 12:27am
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #1193050PeerlessreportElephant BathAll tree falls and overhangs cleared. Drainage...
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 12:26am
      Jul 31, 2020

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