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      The park of international acclaim occupies a total area of 44 500 hectares . Established in 1953, the park was awarded World Heritage Status in June 2003. The park is an Intensive Protection Zone for endangered black and white rhinocerous. The park offers a diverse package of tourist attractions and activities.

      The park is rich in cultural history which is resembled in numerous cultural and historical sites. The park is located 34 kilometres south of Bulawayo along the Kezi / Maphisa road. The main road to Maleme is tarred while all other park roads are gravel and mostly in good condition.

      The park allows mountain biking on all park roads and trails. There is also an extensive network of trails in the areas surrounding the Park.

      The park is well known for its unique balancing rock features with the popular “mother and child” balancing rocks.

      There are curio souvenir sales crafted by the local communities around the park. The park has a quiet and unpolluted environment idea for outdoor outings with friends, family, schools, churches, and corporates. The park is excellent for educational trips for schools, colleges and universities. The park is rich in history, geography and tourism aspects for students learning.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Park
      Land Manager: ZimParks
      Access Info:
      The main meeting point for mountain bikers is at the Park's main entrance gate.
      Day visitor fees are payable at the entrance gate.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 18, 2022
      Local Trail Association


      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running

      Popular Matobo National Park Mountain Biking Trails

      Camp Access Road

      Photos of Matobo National Park Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Feb 21, 2020 @ 5:47am
      Feb 21, 2020

      Activity Feed

      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailSingletrack 5
      Feb 28, 2020 @ 7:03am
      Feb 28, 2020
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailKezi Road
      Feb 27, 2020 @ 12:03pm
      Feb 27, 2020
      user #1309489WillieJacobszaddtrailMNP West 5
      Feb 27, 2020 @ 8:34am
      Feb 27, 2020
      user #1309489WillieJacobszaddphoto in Grafton, Massachusetts, United States and 4 more
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 8:44pm
      Feb 26, 2020
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailNMP West 2 and 4 more
      Feb 24, 2020 @ 12:11pm
      Feb 24, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      Big Cave5.3 km
      Camp Dwala15.5 km
      Hillside Dam22.7 km
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      Activity Type Stats

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