The Garden Route Trail Park is situated at the base of the Outeniqua mountains, next to the Karatara River and offers a variety of riding for various skill levels and ages. There is a pump track situated close to the parking, café and other facilities and is always a hit with the youngsters. There is also a section for the more advanced rider here. Then there are trails following mostly single track throughout the farm going through fynbos, indigenous forest and some farm roads. To top it off there is a section with very large jumps where local and international riders alike have put their abilities to the test, please note that this section is only for very experienced riders. If you don’t have a bike, no problem, mountain bikes are available for rent at the trail park. Trail runners are also welcome to come and enjoy the trails.
Other facilities include the Trail Café where you can enjoy a coffee, light meal or your favorite snack. There are also his and hers hot showers, toilets, bike wash bay, swimming pool and ample area to sit and enjoy a picnic and spend time with family and friends.
There is also accommodation available in either a single dorm style backpacker that can sleep up to 20 people with communal kitchen and his / hers hot showers or the cozy 4 bedroom trail cottage on the farm.
Permits are required to ride the trails, please see the www.gardenroutetrailpark.com/permits/ for more details.
Dawn till dusk
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