Garden Route Trail Park

Mountain Biking & Trail Running

Situated at the base of the Outeniqua Mountains. The park has over 30km of breathtaking trails purpose built for mountain biking, trail running and walking.

Imagine a secret place off the beaten track, where endless trails snake their way through ancient forests. Wooded giants stand guard over the singletracks as they fly through streams, shady fern glades and forest tunnels. The secret Knysna singletracks that are always spoken of but never seen. Only a privileged few have had the opportunity to experience this world, where the forest elephants still roam today and folk lore talks of magical moments only mother nature can provide. Escape into the undiscovered and become part of the journey through the Outeniqua forests.

The Garden Route Trail Park is nestled at the very foot of the Outeniqua Mountains and the Karatara River Gorge, midway between George and Knysna, in the heart of the Garden Route. Bring the whole family to experience the magic. Our carefully designed routes have been laid out to provide riders of all levels with an over supply of adrenalin, excitement, scenery and amazing views. Over 20km of hand built singletrack in the infamous farmer tradition, with flowing turns, burms, rollers and river crossings. For the runners there is flowing forest trail and the chance to get up close and personal with the upper reaches of the Karatara River. Massive rock pools, waterfalls and boulders. Our trails link directly onto the Sanparks Farleigh MTB routes. Three marked routes with over 50km of Forests, fynbos, big mountain climbs and amazing views. A permit is required to ride these trails.

There are also a range of trail bikes available to hire and a various mountain biking events that are hosted at the park.


The Garden Route Trail Park House overlooks the Outeniqua Mountain Range and is situated in the Garden Route Trail Park itself, making it the ultimate getaway. This family friendly 4 bedroom cottage sleeps 8 people and is the ideal place to kick back, braai and ride the trails till the next braai. A 200m ride from the front door will get you to the start of the CrazyCreek and Junglefever trails.

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Garden Route Trail Park,
Knysna WC ZA
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*TRAILS CLOSED - PUMP TRACK & CAFE OPEN* Unfortunately the trails will be closed until further notice. We have experienced significant flooding the last 2 weeks. The fire damage is extensive and the combination of fire and flooding has left a large portion of the trail network unsafe. At this stage the pumptrack and cafe will still be open everyday as usual

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