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Gifbol Trail

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An easy trail for beginners.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Point to Point

5,198' 1,584 m

High

5,099' 1,554 m

Low

99' 30 m

Up

7' 2 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

The nature reserve opens daily at 7 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m.

Description

The Gifbol Trail is an easy trail that is ideal for beginners as there are virtually no obstacles. The trail in its entirety is bushveld environment with a gum-pole bridge to cross the river.

Flora & Fauna

The reserve is home to approximately 215 bird species, which include Barbet's, Swifts, Swallows, Crows and Doves, and 9 large mammal species which include Zebra's, Black Wildebeest, Blesbok, Springbok and Red Hartebeest.

There is also an assortment of insect life, which includes various butterflies, geckos and lizards. Smaller mammals in the reserve include Klip Dassies.

Contacts

Land Manager: Johannesburg City Parks

Shared By:

South African Hiker

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Gum-pole river crossing bridge.
Oct 23, 2017 near Johanne…, ZA

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