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      No description for Lion's Head & Signal Hill has been added yet! Login or register to submit one.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: National Park
      Land Manager: SANParks
      Signal Hill Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 7
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 8, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      18
      Trails Mountain Bike
      16
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      18
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      3,821 ft
      Total Vertical
      826 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,123 ft
      Reports
      94
      Photos
      24
      Ridden Counter
      674

      Photos of Lion's Head & Signal Hill Mountain Bike

      trail: Pill Boxes
      20 |
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 3:13am
      Jun 18, 2020
      trail: Pill Boxes
      15 |
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 3:13am
      Jun 18, 2020
      trail: Pill Boxes
      27 |
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 3:12am
      Jun 18, 2020
      trail: Lions Head
      71 |
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 2:54am
      Jan 20, 2020
      trail: Lions Head
      43 |
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 2:54am
      Jan 20, 2020
      trail: Lions Head
      47 |
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 2:54am
      Jan 20, 2020
      45 |
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 2:54am
      Jan 20, 2020
      61 |
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 2:54am
      Jan 20, 2020

      Videos of Lion's Head & Signal Hill Mountain Bike

      MUni - Lions Loop Cape Town
      trail: Lions Head
      0:15 | 153 | Jul 7, 2009
      youtuber Affordable 29er Trail Bike That..... |...
      9:41 | 404 | Dec 17, 2018 , Cape Town
      youtuber 2018 Ibis HD4 | Rated
      9:10 | 385 | May 7, 2018 , Cape Town

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Signal Hill Drive
      Sep 8, 2021 @ 7:10am
      Sep 8, 2021
      IdealMilky4130
      Pat's Access
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 12:01am
      Aug 15, 2021
      DrySchalkMaraisDusty & rocky as normal...
      Lions Head
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 12:01am
      Aug 15, 2021
      IdealSchalkMaraisMinor maintenance required after the rain...
      Tamboerskloof Tumbler
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 7:31am
      Jul 28, 2021
      Variabletheee-a-teamLoose and rocky, still a good ride.
      Steek In Die Bos
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Jul 22, 2021
      Idealtheee-a-team
      Belgian Waffle
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Jul 22, 2021
      Variabletheee-a-team
      Quarry Hill B-Line
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 11:35am
      Jan 19, 2021
      Drytristansandwith Trail cleared of wattle. Features need work.
      SH 003
      Jan 12, 2021 @ 8:04pm
      Jan 12, 2021
      DryjrwilkE-Bike
      SH 004
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 7:38am
      Nov 26, 2020
      IdealBikeGenie
      Lower Signal Hill Trail
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 10:33pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      DryBrandonMgfDhVWatch out for the dog eggs if using this...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1718831RenoRidervotetrailPat's Track Signal Hill and 1 more
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:45am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #1607324BrittabyervotetrailLions Head and 1 more
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:45am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #1718831RenoRidercommenttrailPat's Track Signal Hill and 1 more
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:02am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #1718831RenoRiderriddentrailPat's Track Signal Hill and 1 more
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 5:59am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #1518073Milky4130addreportSignal Hill Drive
      Sep 8, 2021 @ 1:03pm
      Sep 8, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1718831RenoRidertrailLions HeadNice for a walk to see the views. Better to...
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:39am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #1718831RenoRidertrailPat's Track Signal HillAmazing hiking trail with great views. Not...
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 6:02am
      Sep 30, 2021
      user #2508104jonabalmertrailPat's Track Signal HillHi, how safe (no wanderers, mugging etc) is...
      Dec 6, 2020 @ 4:07am
      Dec 6, 2020
      user #1250484SuperdawietrailPat's Track Signal HillMountain biking has been allowed in this trail...
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 11:39am
      Aug 31, 2020
      user #1713655SchalkMaraistrailPat's Track Signal HillMountain Biking is allowed !!
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 8:34pm
      Feb 26, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Table Mountain National Park 15 29 104 km
      Constantia Greenbelt 3 97.1 km
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails 11 11 6 19 km
      Bloemendal and Hillcrest Trail Network 8 22 112.7 km
      Majik Forest 2 2013 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1613 miles3,806 ft7 miles827 ft
      #6,851#11024942,346
      E-Bike75 miles840 ft2 miles784 ft
      #3,317#11885174
      Hike1814 miles3,822 ft7 miles827 ft
      #5,965#8994137
      Trail Running1814 miles3,822 ft7 miles827 ft
      #5,969#89942199
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      • Admins: TMB, TokaiMTB
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