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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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
      The Village of Thornhill, midway between Jeffrey's Bay and Port Elizabeth, is home to the 3Rivers Trail Network.

      With a great network of MTB trails already existing at J-Bay Bike Park, Sunnyvale/Bluegums/Crossways Farms and Woodridge – the idea was born to link all these existing trails in the Thornhill area to provide riders of every level with a variety of unlimited world-class trails, not only for mountain-biking, but also for trail-running and hiking. In addition to this, the vision of 3Rivers Trails is to support the development and promotion of the fast-expanding Thornhill area, and provides some very necessary job-creation in the area.

      3Rivers Trails was envisioned by two local farmers Brett & Grant Puttergill and Didier Duc, a Swiss National who immigrated to South Africa in October 2011 to settle in Thornhill. All three are very passionate about Mountain Biking and have developed their own tracks over the years. The same passion, the same motivation and the same vision guided them into the creation of 3Rivers Trails.

      J-Bay Bike Park (est. 2012), Sunnyvale Trails (est. 2006) and Woodridge Trails (est. 199Cool , are all well known by the enthusiastic mountain bikers for the quality XCO courses, especially since Provincials & Nationals XCO was organized with great success in the past. The Longmore Plantation (MTO) is accessed through the 3Rivers Trails and the permits issued by 3Rivers Trails allow access to the trails in the Longmore Forest.
      AKA: 3Rivers Trails
      Disclaimer:
      Register and buy a daily permit at Crossways Country Kitchen, at the J-Bay Trail Centre or on the 3Rivers Trails website (Link below). Permits can also be purchased from Cyclo Pro bike shop in Port Elizabeth. Annual permits are also available on the website.
      Links
      Region Details
      • 115
      • 19
      • 19
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 14 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      154
      Trails Mountain Bike
      159
      Trails E-Bike
      138
      Trails Hike
      160
      Trails Trail Running
      160
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      134 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      60 miles
      Total Descent
      17,469 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,439 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,879 ft
      Reports
      103
      Ridden Counter
      900

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      YM 001
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 10:21am
      14 hours
      Very DryChrisBza 3Rivers Dry and sandy in patches
      Lower Yellow Trail
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:45am
      2 days
      Very DryChrisBza 3Rivers Sandy in patches
      Long Drop Alley
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:32am
      2 days
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers Open for weekend.
      SVF 011
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...
      Villa Lane
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...
      YM 002
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...
      YM 003
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...
      Upper Yellow
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...
      Youre Gorgeous
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...
      CVF 005
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Jul 5, 2020
      IdealChrisBza 3Rivers 3 Rivers Trails are open. Covid-19 level...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2237385ChrisBzaupdatetrailYM 001
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 10:24am
      14 hours
      user #2237385ChrisBzaaddreportYM 001
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 10:22am
      14 hours
      user #2237385ChrisBzaupdatetrailYM S005 and 1 more
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:50am
      2 days
      user #2237385ChrisBzaaddreportLong Drop Alley and 2 more
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:33am
      2 days
      user #2237385ChrisBzaaddreportLong Drop Alley
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 1:43am
      Aug 6, 2020
      • By WillieJacobsz TRAILFORKS NEMBA & contributors
      • Admins: 3Rivers
      • #37799 - 282 views

      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is enabled for Thornhill.
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