Name Description Trails
Geelhoutboom The Geelhoutboom Trail System lies to the west of George and is mainly madeĀ up of district roads winding through picturesque farmlands with beautiful views of the Outeniqua mountains. The system starts and finishes at the Farm & Fellow Restaurant outside George at Tramonto. It includes 5 routes and coffee/water can be found in the village of Great Brak on the blue, gold and grey routes. No route markers are displayed so please navigate by downloading the GPX file for the route and uploading it to your GPS device or smart phone to navigate with. 5
Karoo The Karoo Trail System start and finish at the Engen Eco Stop (CJ Langenhoven road) opposite the Virgin Active. A whole new biosphere awaits as you make your way inland via the historic and world renowned Montagu Pass. Routes are 'out & back' and not 'looped'. Pass through the quint farm village of Herold and/or travel through the whining Paardepoort with it's beautiful rock formations. The routes connect all the way to the Klein Karoo and ostrich center of Oudtshoorn. The system includes 5 routes and coffee/water can be found at the Wimpy at the start/finish, in Herold and a variety of places in Oudtshoorn. No route markers are displayed so please navigate by downloading the GPX file for the route and uploading it to your GPS device or smart phone to navigate with. 5
Outeniqua The Outeniqua Trail System is made up of hiking trails (that can also be used for trail running) and does not include any mountain biking routes. Four of the five routes start at the Cape Nature Witfontein forestry station just outside, George. This include Cradock Peak, George Peak, Cradock Pass and Forrest Buzzard. The Pass to Pass trail starts at the top of the Outeniqua Pass to the top of the Montagu Pass (or visa versa) The trails vary from 4km to 19km in length, from the easy Forrest Buzzard to strenuous George and Cradock Peaks and offer incredible views. No route markers are limited so please navigate by downloading the GPX file for the route and uploading it to your GPS device or smart phone to navigate with. 5
Saasveld The Saasveld routes all start and finish on the Garden Route Dam wall and the bulk of the routes are on MTO Forestry land which brings certain rules and responsibilities with it. Routes consists of jeep tracks, plantation roads and some single tracks. There is water available at the security entrance to the dam and the nearest coffee shop is at the Deli at Geneva Superette. No route markers are displayed so please navigate by downloading the GPX file for the route and uploading it to your GPS device or smart phone to navigate with. 3
Seven Passes A scenic route between George and Knysna, built by Thomas Bain and his brother-in-law. The road connects all the smaller hamlets of the area and was once the main road between the two towns. The route of 75km takes you past 7 gorges and across 10 rivers in the area. It winds through dense bush, forest, past guest farms and little settlements, and over old-fashioned stone bridges. 4