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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Having negotiated a long lease we are proud and excited to be building a bike park without comparison. Right here in the South of Johannesburg at 101 Klip River Drive, Mulbarton. The 450 hectares offer a nature reserve in the middle of the bustling city.

      The new trails were launched on 3rd September 2011. So much has been achieved in this short time ~ the 30km, more technical/challenging ride is now open. This ride is certainly JOHANNESBURG'S TOUGHEST MTB TRAIL with extremely exciting downhills on single track ~ it will blow your mind! Not for the faint-hearted!! The Yellow route is a great 14km, mainly non-technical, endurance ride on jeep track. While riding you can see...impala, blesbuck, zebra, wildebees and our own majestic SPRINGBOK.

      The trails are colour coded in yellow, green, blue and black indicating the ride difficulty. Running / Walking trails are coded in orange.

      The Thaba Trails office on site is open on Saturdays & Sundays and routes can be ridden from 06h30 to 17h00 seven days a week. We stock a small range of products for the MTB enthusiast and refreshments will be available.

      Night riding happens @ Rietvlei Cycle Park on Wednesday, setting off @ 18h00 unless it's raining/snowing!!

      For a great new ride experience that will challenge your endurance levels, Thaba Trails is the place to be!
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      101 Klip River Drive, Mulbarton - across the road from the Panorama Shopping Centre on the premises of Southern Brickyard.
      Region Details
      • 1
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      Region Status
      Open as of 7 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.jozitrails.co.za)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #5,141
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      1,820 ft
      Total Vertical
      398 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,511 ft
      Reports
      27
      Ridden Counter
      300

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Videos of Thaba Trails Mountain Bike

      Thaba Mountain Bike Park (Black/Dark Blue) -...
      17:53 | 9 | Dec 17, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Gravity Boulders
      Jan 18, 2020 @ 12:46am
      7 hours
      VariablePseanTrench crossing trail at one point - no...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1716165PseanaddreportGravity Boulders
      Jan 18, 2020 @ 12:48am
      7 hours
      user #1716165PseanaddreportFirst Drop and 4 more
      Jan 12, 2020 @ 1:50am
      Jan 12, 2020
      user #1998829MTBxSAaddvideoThaba Mountain Bike Park (Black/Dark Blue) - Jaw-clenching descents| Alberton,...
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 8:21am
      Dec 17, 2019
      user #1716165PseanaddreportBlast The Berms and 3 more
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 1:17am
      Oct 27, 2019
      user #1716165PseanaddreportFoxtrot Loop and 3 more
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 1:22am
      Aug 26, 2019

      Nearby Areas

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      Rietvlei Cycle Park 7 7 12.7 km
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      St Stithians School 415.2 km
      Helderkruin 216.8 km
      Central Park Trails 4 2518.4 km
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