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      Located at the heart of South Africa’s world-renowned Cape Winelands, the small city of the Paarl is home to many of the most famous wine estates in the Cape. In recent years the Paarl has become equally famous for an exciting culture of fine dining and diverse foody experiences.

      But the Paarl is not only about outstanding epicurean craftsmanship, it is also home to Paarl Adventure Trails, a joint initiative between Drakenstein Municipality, private landowners and Hero Adventure Trails, the latter responsible for the conceptualization, development and maintenance of the network.

      The custom-built Paarl Adventure Trails network, which caters for mountain biking, hiking and trail running, traverses the beautiful and historic Paarl mountain, with spectacular views of the picturesque Cape Winelands.

      The trail network, which connects a variety of unique trail systems on many of the private wine estates and public lands surrounding Paarl Mountain, offers something for riders and runners of all fitness levels and skills abilities. The trails cross over a variety of terrain and boasts many spectacular technical trail features, ranging from novice to expert.

      The Paarl Adventure Trails network is anchored by two main trail systems, with Rheebokskloof to the North of Paarl Mountain and Spice Route to the South. These are connected by a dense network of trails on neighboring properties as well as connecting trails over and around the Mountain.

      Take a journey of discovery on our trails where there are many restaurants, guest houses, museums and craftsmen and women plying their trades. Come learn about and enjoy our foods, wines, olives and cheeses.

      So, take your time to enjoy our awesome trails and enjoy a journey of discovery around our beloved Paarl Mountain.
      Disclaimer:
      Paarl Adventure Trails is entirely funded by the trail fees paid by trail users. Before you access the trails please ensure that you have registered and paid and carry proof of payment with you for presentation on request.

      The registration points, all marked on the map with the green Office icon, are at:

      - Rheebokskloof Wine Estate
      - Spice Route Destination
      - Ridgeback Wine Estate
      - Paarl Tourism Office
      - Frater Square
      - Picardie Guest Farm
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      Region Details
      • 160
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      • 78
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 24, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      313
      Trails Mountain Bike
      314
      Trails E-Bike
      300
      Trails Hike
      311
      Trails Trail Running
      311
      Trails Horse
      37
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      155 miles
      Total Descent
      18,067 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,309 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,740 ft
      Reports
      368
      Photos
      182
      Ridden Counter
      7,766
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      Photos of Paarl Mountain Bike

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      Jun 13, 2021 @ 8:13am
      Jun 13, 2021
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:58pm
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:58pm
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:58pm
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:58pm
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:58pm
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:58pm
      Feb 25, 2021
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      Jan 24, 2021 @ 7:15pm
      Jan 24, 2021

      Videos of Paarl Mountain Bike

      55 | May 7, 2021
      Rhebokskloof Wine Estate
      0:41 | 29 | Apr 22, 2020
      Actions Speak Louder Than Words- Stefan...
      3:20 | 6633 | Oct 30, 2016
      new A-line at Cascade Manor
      3:09 | 167 | Jun 22, 2015
      playground
      trail: Klippies
      3:12 | 460 | May 15, 2016 , Paarl
      playground
      trail: Klippies
      3:12 | 380 | May 15, 2016 , Paarl

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #2745108christobekkerriddentrailAgter Dam
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 9:38am
      Oct 4, 2021
      user #1518073Milky4130addreportBlack Rhino
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 8:11am
      Sep 25, 2021
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailBacks Trail 011 and 1 more
      Sep 3, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Sep 3, 2021
      user #2602908DeonKrieladdreportEliminator
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 12:51am
      Sep 2, 2021
      user #1865922darren-h1addeventHero Legacy Foundation Classes
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 4:41am
      Aug 31, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #2489879groberts250reportHawequaHi, I went for a ride at Hawequa early this...
      Feb 6, 2021 @ 3:04am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike313155 miles18,068 ft67 miles2,310 ft
      #1,312#16182368374,420
      E-Bike300149 miles16,841 ft63 miles2,310 ft
      #380#1636749186
      Hike311152 miles16,447 ft64 miles2,310 ft
      #1,098#153662859
      Trail Running311152 miles16,447 ft64 miles2,310 ft
      #1,102#1536631303
      Horse3716 miles1,053 ft4 miles1,916 ft
      15
      Dirtbike/Moto12 miles128 ft
      9
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