Trail Rules

  • Respect the environment, landowners and other trail users.
  • Alerts issued for things such as harvesting or fires take priority over trail use.
  • Trails are available for use by cyclists, runners and hikers alike.
  • Safety is your responsibility so please take care and adhere to our Trails Safety Policy
  • Each user must be in possession of a valid permit where/when required
  • Cyclists must wear helments
  • Respect trail signage which has been placed there for a reason and at an cost.
  • Respect trail grading when cycling— ensure you and your equipment both conform to the required trail and skill grading as set out by the IMBA for rider safety.
  • Stay on the demarcated routes, where applicable. Where no signage is available download the GPX file from this site for self-navigation and ensure that your devise (watch, cycling computer or smart phone) is sufficiently charged.
  • Do not use the routes alone.
  • Kids must be accompanied by adults
  • No littering allowed
  • Don’t take dogs into areas where they are not allowed and always keep them on a leash.
  • No fires, smoking or camping allowed
  • No unauthorized motorized vehicles allowed in plantations and reserves
  • Do not remove, damage or disturb fauna or flora
  • No unauthorized trail building or opening of new routes are allowed without written consent from the landowner
  • Do not change/adjust/interfere with any infrastructure along the trail, eg. course design or trail features, harvesting equipment, fences, signage or contractor’s equipment. This may result in a criminal offense.
  • Please report vandalism:

Your assistance in adhering to these rules will help keep George Trails an enjoyable experience for everybody and keep unnecessary friction to a minimum. Landowners reserves the right to access on their land and we need to respect their rules.  Let’s all work together, be safe and have fun in the #trailrepublic




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