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Legae Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer out and back
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 115' 35 m
Descent: -114' -35 m
High: 5,851' 1,783 m
Low: 5,736' 1,748 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 22% (13°)

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A easy trail with lookout points.

South African Hiker

Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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

Description

The Legae Trail starts at an intersection off the Beacon Trail. Gentle climbs will take you into the hills before circling back to the start of the trail along the dirt path. The section along the eastern perimeter require some boulder hopping while offering views of the surrounding suburbia. When you reach the southern section of this trail you'll have a view of the main grazing area in the reserve.

Flora & Fauna

The reserve is home to approximately 215 bird species, which include Barbets, Swifts, Swallows, Crows and Doves, and 9 large mammal species which include Zebras, 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.

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Contacts

Land Manager: Johannesburg City Parks

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A view from the eastern path of the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve
Nov 4, 2017 near Johanne…, ZA
A view of the Legae Trail's gentle boulder hopping.
Nov 19, 2017 near Johanne…, ZA
A view from the Beacon Trail's main beacon.
Nov 19, 2017 near Johanne…, ZA

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