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      The Jonkershoek MTO Forest is located in the beautiful Jonkershoek Valley against the majestic Jonkershoek Mountains. The forest, which is surrounded by the beautiful Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, lies near the town of Stellenbosch in the south-western Cape, on the Jonkershoek Valley Road.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Jonkers, Jonkershoek
      Land Status: Private Property
      Land Manager: MTO Group
      Jonkershoek Nature Reserve Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The MTO Jonkershoek Forest is located on the Jonkershoek Valley Road, about seven km out of down town Stellenbosch and adjacent to the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve. There is secure parking at the MTO Jonkershoek main gate (which is also the access gate for the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve).
      Disclaimer:
      A Trail Pass is required to ride all MTO Jonkershoek Trails. Trail passes can be purchased on the myMTO App or at the MTO Jonkershoek gate. You can also follow the link on this page to buy your pass online.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 1, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      68
      Trails Mountain Bike
      75
      Trails E-Bike
      67
      Trails Hike
      54
      Trails Trail Running
      54
      Total Distance
      63 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent
      16,905 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,883 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,413 ft
      Reports
      643
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      9,612

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Niko Velasco Rips Through Scorched Trails in South Africa
      Dec 19, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      After a fire burned through the night on Niko Velasco's farm, he checked the trails by ripping through at a searing pace.

      Photos of MTO Jonkershoek Trails Mountain Bike

      31 |
      Feb 25, 2022 @ 9:14pm
      Feb 25, 2022
      trail: Irish Climb
      35 |
      Nov 21, 2021 @ 8:09am
      Nov 21, 2021
      12 |
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 5:43am
      Nov 14, 2021
      7 |
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 5:42am
      Nov 14, 2021
      13 |
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 5:42am
      Nov 14, 2021
      trail: Armageddon 6
      16 |
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 5:38am
      Nov 14, 2021
      trail: Irish Climb
      26 |
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 5:37am
      Nov 14, 2021
      trail: Irish Climb
      19 |
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 5:37am
      Nov 14, 2021

      Videos of MTO Jonkershoek Trails Mountain Bike

      full throttle
      trail: Downhill
      0:26 | 157 | Sep 22, 2020
      The Plumber
      2:44 | 293 | Nov 25, 2018
      The Plumber - IG bangers
      0:54 | 128 | Nov 25, 2018
      WP DHi round 3 Jonkershoek 2017
      trail: Downhill
      2:51 | 325 | Aug 23, 2017
      Going well before a big crash
      0:14 | 191 | Jun 7, 2017
      Hoeked
      3:41 | 312 | Mar 24, 2015
      Spur nationals 2012
      trail: Bosluis
      3:58 | 413 | Oct 1, 2012
      Slangpad v2
      2:32 | 105 | Feb 20, 2012

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Contour Path 14
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 5:01am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Ideal Opening EAST of IRISH from Friday, 2...wesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Contour 1
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:58am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Ideal Opening EAST of IRISH from Friday, 2...wesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Contour 2
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:57am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Ideal Opening EAST of IRISH from Friday, 2...wesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Contour 3
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:56am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Ideal Opening EAST of IRISH from Friday, 2...wesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Neverending Story 3
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:53am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Unknown Closed due to fire damagewesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Neverending Story 4
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:52am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Unknown Closed due to fire damagewesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Access Rd
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 4:23am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Ideal Opening Friday 2 April following fire rehabwesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Contour 5
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 3:52am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Unknown Closed due to fire damageWillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Saaltjie
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 3:43am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Unknown Closed due to fire damageWillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS
      Canary Loop
      Apr 1, 2021 @ 3:41am
      Apr 1, 2021
      Ideal ClosedWillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS

      Activity Feed

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      user #3120682Kenny1aTsL3riddentrailRed Phoenix
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 2:09pm
      Jul 28, 2022
      user #3120682Kenny1aTsL3riddentrailFirehut 2 and 3 more
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 1:44pm
      Jul 24, 2022
      user #3120682Kenny1aTsL3riddentrailFirehut 1
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 2:08am
      Jul 24, 2022
      user #3102514JohnKotzewishlistrouteThe Heads
      Jul 14, 2022 @ 12:23pm
      Jul 14, 2022
      user #1913268KylebrownCLaddreportRed Phoenix
      Jul 11, 2022 @ 1:29pm
      Jul 11, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1913268KylebrownCLtrailRed PhoenixIn perfect condition, the team must have done...
      Jul 11, 2022 @ 1:27pm
      Jul 11, 2022
      user #477906phenningreportIron Monkey Topupdate
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 1:08am
      Jun 8, 2022
      user #2723654janlouisdtreportThe PlumberPlumber still closed?
      Apr 15, 2022 @ 2:36am
      Apr 15, 2022
      user #2644574LisajaneStrailIrish ClimbIrish Climb is available to Trail runners. I...
      Apr 9, 2021 @ 5:52am
      Apr 9, 2021
      user #1713655SchalkMaraistrailStatus QuoGnarly !! Not for the squeamish, casual...
      Sep 1, 2020 @ 6:11am
      Sep 1, 2020

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      • Stellenbosch Trail Fund

      Pinkbike Articles

      Dec 19, 2020
      Video: Niko Velasco Rips Through Scorched Trails in South Africa Video: Niko Velasco Rips Through Scorched Trails in South Africa
      After a fire burned through the night on Niko Velasco's farm, he checked the trails by ripping through at a searing pace.
      Jan 4, 2018
      The Power of The Bike Culture in Cape Town: This is UR World Episode 2 The Power of The Bike Culture in Cape Town: This is UR World Episode 2
      Sam Reynolds and Fabien CousiniƩ head to the gorgeous areas surrounding Cape Town in South Africa to ride some spectacular trails and meet up...
      Dec 21, 2013
      Ewald Sadie - 2013 Photo Retrospective Ewald Sadie - 2013 Photo Retrospective
      Photographer Ewald Sadie has put together his best shots from the 2013 season. Sit back and enjoy.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7563 miles16,906 ft27 miles1,883 ft
      #700#25563895,188
      E-Bike6759 miles14,925 ft24 miles1,883 ft
      #252#65604136
      Hike5450 miles10,400 ft20 miles1,883 ft
      #1,143#12620199
      Trail Running5450 miles10,400 ft20 miles1,883 ft
      #1,152#1216216281
      • By WillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS NEMBA & contributors
      • Admins: STF, MTO Jonkers
      • #5241 - 18,693 views
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