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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      South Africa is diviced into 9 Provinces. These area

      1) Western Cape Province
      2) Eastern Cape Province
      3 Northern Cape Province
      4) North West Province
      5) Free State Province
      6) Limpopo Province
      7) Gauteng Province
      Cool Mpumalanga Province
      9) KwaZulu-Natal Province.

      Each Province is sub-divided into District Municipalities, of which there area total of 44. In addition there are Eight Metropolitan District Municipalities around the eight largest Metropolitan Areas.

      Each District and Metropolitan Municipal District is sub-divided into Local Municipalties.

      For Trailforks purposes we have, at sub-region 1 level, split the country into the nine official Provinces and, at sub-region 2 level, into the 44 Districts and eight Metropolitan Districts. All cities and towns within each district is mapped as a seperate City Region.
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      Region Details
      • 2,863
      • 15
      • 986
      • 1,551
      • 223
      • 16
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of 10 hours

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      6,203
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5,696
      Trails E-Bike
      4,418
      Trails Hike
      5,624
      Trails Trail Running
      5,522
      Trails Horse
      493
      Trails Dirtbike
      97
      Trails Observed Trials
      94
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      403
      Total Distance
      8,389 miles
      Total Descent
      872,825 ft
      Total Vertical
      9,350 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,357 ft
      Reports
      12,116
      Photos
      2,571
      Ridden Counter
      74,542
      Sub Regions

      Popular South Africa Mountain Biking Trails

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      Armageddon 1
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Armageddon 2
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Armageddon 5
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Vasbyt
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      DH3
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Firehut 1
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Boomslang
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Vasbyt - Lower
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Armageddon 7
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Supertubes
      Contermanskloof MTB Trails
      Hoogekraal Main Loop - Puff Adder Climb
      Hoogekraal & Welvergenoegd MTB Trails
      G-Spot Challenge
      G-Spot Trails
      Armageddon 3
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Armageddon 8
      Jonkershoek MTO Trails
      Snake Eyes
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails

      South Africa Mountain Bike Routes

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      Kudu Route - 22km (yellow markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      13 miles
      Zebra Route (Blue)
      Pretoria North
      17 miles
      Karkloof Trails - 30km Intermediate Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      18 miles
      Thaba Trails - 2019 Orange Route, 8 miles
      Thaba Trails Mountain Bike Park
      8 miles
      Rabbit Route - 14km (orange markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      9 miles
      Turtle.Route - 6km (purple markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      4 miles
      Zebra Route - 26km (blue markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      16 miles
      Impala Route - 17.4km (green markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      11 miles
      Short Nguni
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      21 miles
      Buffuni Route - 83.3km (olive markers)
      Buffelsdrift Trail Park
      52 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 115 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 120 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,283 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance

      Photos of South Africa Mountain Bike

      8 |
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 12:57pm
      Jun 5, 2020
      5 |
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 7:38am
      Jun 1, 2020
      17 |
      May 28, 2020 @ 2:29am
      May 28, 2020
      6 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 3:59pm
      May 24, 2020

      Videos of South Africa Mountain Bike

      3 amps
      trail: 3 Amps
      0:52 | 6 | Jun 8, 2020
      Rollercoaster Ravine
      0:21 | 5 | Jun 8, 2020
      McFab summer riding
      trail: McF202
      0:27 | 4 | Jun 1, 2020
      McFab Free State farm trails trailer
      trail: MCF100
      1:38 | 2 | Jun 1, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      The Glen
      Cape Town
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 6:08am
      10 hours
      WetSchalkMarais Recent repairs are not holding up. Washed...
      Alaska
      Witfontein
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 11:11pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      DryPrismKDogTrees down after storm.
      Supertubes
      Witfontein
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 11:10pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      DryPrismKDogTrees down after storm.

      Recent Trail Reports

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2352194gouws69trailThe CorkscrewWhat is the entrance fees. Regards
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 11:28pm
      2 days
      user #2342427OscartaitreportPrinsesSingle track is clean
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 9:56pm
      Aug 6, 2020
      user #2174287Quinn39trailGuinea Fowl Trail Glenhurd SectionAll trees cleared. And bridges replaced
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 5:37am
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #2284816benvogelmantrailMoose-a NiceGreat trail in the beginning but near the end...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 5:15am
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #1193050PeerlessreportElephant BathAll tree falls and overhangs cleared. Drainage...
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 12:27am
      Jul 31, 2020

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Buffelsdrift Trail Parkbike parkPretoria North
      Garden Route Trail Parkbike parkKnysna
      Giba Gorge MTB Parkbike parkDurban
      Hazendal Family Bike Parkbike parkStellenbosch
      Helderberg Trailsbike parkStellenbosch

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