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      Karura Forest is a walking/running/cycling 1000 hectare urban park in Nairobi. There are a mix of off-road trails and singletrack. There are three locations of bike rentals. KFEET centre, Gate C by Sharkeys, and another at the Karura-Sigiria entrance. You are allowed to bring your own bike and there is a small entrance fee to the entire park.

      Sigiria has a cafe and KFEET has a full restaurant.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: Municipal Park
      Karura Forest Gate Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      KFEET
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      Region Details
      • 38
      • 27
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 22, 2024

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      74
      Trails Mountain Bike
      74
      Trails E-Bike
      74
      Trails Hike
      74
      Trails Trail Running
      74
      Total Distance
      38 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      2,347 ft
      Total Vertical
      341 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,700 ft
      Reports
      93
      Photos
      10
      Ridden Counter
      836

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 4 rides

      Photos of Karura Forest Mountain Bike

      235 |
      Feb 18, 2019 @ 12:32am
      Feb 18, 2019
      77 |
      Feb 12, 2019 @ 2:17pm
      Feb 12, 2019
      113 |
      Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:44am
      Mar 11, 2018
      113 |
      Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:44am
      Mar 11, 2018
      98 |
      Mar 11, 2018 @ 12:44am
      Mar 11, 2018
      274 |
      Feb 2, 2017 @ 11:25pm
      Feb 2, 2017
      201 |
      Jan 20, 2017 @ 11:47am
      Jan 20, 2017
      150 |
      Jan 20, 2017 @ 11:47am
      Jan 20, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      markhollowayaddpoiactivity #49218729
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 6:47am
      Feb 16, 2024
      Micksydriddentrailactivity #44096829
      Sep 14, 2023 @ 6:26am
      Sep 14, 2023
      Claws66addreportactivity #37639424
      Feb 22, 2023 @ 12:08am
      Feb 22, 2023
      Zesopoldifficultyvotetrailactivity #34839884
      Oct 24, 2022 @ 8:05am
      Oct 24, 2022
      Zesopoladdreportactivity #34839818 and 55 more
      Oct 24, 2022 @ 8:01am
      Oct 24, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      VancouvercycleseriestrailMahuga Trail (Long John's Descent)Fun track to get ready for take off!
      Jun 5, 2019 @ 10:22am
      Jun 5, 2019
      VancouvercycleseriestrailFamily TrailTrail is in great shape. Nice downhill with...
      Jun 5, 2019 @ 10:21am
      Jun 5, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Two Rivers Sports District 12.9 km
      Ngong Road Forest 17.8 km
      Ngong Hills 2 7 116.3 km
      The Forest Adventure Center 1 122.9 km
      Kijabe Trails 11 37 15 125.5 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7438 miles2,349 ft17 miles341 ft
      #11,491#910931,342
      E-Bike7438 miles2,349 ft17 miles341 ft
      #4,470#9874
      Hike7438 miles2,349 ft17 miles341 ft
      #10,450#99138
      Trail Running7438 miles2,349 ft17 miles341 ft
      #10,398#991193
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