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      Mankele was established in 2007 by Greg Anderson, Geoffrey Anderson & Mark Meyer. Mankele’s main aim is to be a safe outdoor environment with a variety of activities and accommodation options for the whole family to enjoy. Mankele is fast becoming South Africa’s favorite place to mountain bike.

      Situated in the heart of Mpumalanga at the foot of the escarpment. With beautiful surroundings of tropical forests, open grass lands, rivers, dams, ravines, mountains and breath taking views.

      There is something for everyone here.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Property
      Land Manager: Mikon Farms / SAPPI
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      Region Details
      • 67
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      • 34
      • 25
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 3, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      132
      Trails Mountain Bike
      132
      Trails E-Bike
      118
      Trails Hike
      130
      Trails Trail Running
      130
      Total Distance
      188 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      91 miles
      Total Descent
      24,608 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,448 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,976 ft
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      751

      Photos of Mankele MTB Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Caramel
      19 |
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 7:02pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      trail: Caramel
      35 |
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 7:01pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      28 |
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 4:50am
      Jul 24, 2020
      trail: Avalanche
      80 |
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 8:47am
      Jun 18, 2020
      36 |
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 8:46am
      Jun 18, 2020
      41 |
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 1:09am
      Apr 26, 2020

      Videos of Mankele MTB Park Mountain Bike

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      3:58 | 110 | Aug 22, 2022 , Nelspruit
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      3:58 | 93 | Aug 22, 2022 , Nelspruit

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      Nov 13, 2023 @ 11:45pm
      Nov 13, 2023
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      Nov 13, 2023 @ 11:43pm
      Nov 13, 2023
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      Nov 13, 2023 @ 11:43pm
      Nov 13, 2023
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      Jul 16, 2023 @ 1:53am
      Jul 16, 2023

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      MTO Paradise Falls 14.2 km
      Trailworx Nelspruit 7 10 6 212.5 km
      York Adventure Club Trails 11 18 416.1 km
      MTO Lowveld 26 28 118.5 km
      SAFCOL Forestry MTB Trails 18 18 421 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike132188 miles24,606 ft91 miles2,448 ft
      #10,089#15068190
      E-Bike118156 miles20,440 ft77 miles2,402 ft
      813
      Hike130187 miles24,551 ft90 miles2,448 ft
      #9,050#13414
      Trail Running130187 miles24,551 ft90 miles2,448 ft
      #9,015#13417
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