Project Description

Hiking Trails / Walking Trails

In & Around Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein offers a variety of routes for hiking/walking or trial runs.  Some easy going and pram-friendly and others more intense for adreline rush lovers.


So if you like to be active while traveling, be sure to bring along your run/hike/walk shoes to enjoy any of our routes.  Most free of charge.

stuck in the mud bloemfontein

STUCK IN THE MUD

Situated between Makro & Langenhovenpark.  Great trail for beginners to advance.  This is also a dog-friendly route, but be sure to keep your leash at hand.

Happy Valley Bloemfontein

HAPPY VALLEY

Conservation Area situated in the city, en-route to Oliewenhuis Art Museum.  Steep Cline, ideal trail for intermediate to advanced hikers and trial runners.
Be sure to also check out the trial route at Oliewenhuis that is walking distance from Happy Valley.

Lochs hoek Farm

LOCHS HOEK FARM

Situated on route to Kimberley, about 12km from Makro.  Beautiful Hike Route.  There is a restaurant at the entrance if you would like to drink a coffee afterwards.
R20 entrance fee.
View their website for more information

Brandkop Conservancy

BRANDKOP CONSERVANCY

Conservation Area situated at the back of Pellisier or left of Makro.  The Tar Road is ideal for family and pram-friendly walkers, whereas the koppie offers various fun routes for beginner to advance hikers / trial runners.

Seven Dams

7 DAMS

Situated close to Pentagonpark & Northridge Mall.  This is a dog-friendly route (keep leash at hand) and offers both easy to advance trials.  You will need to pay an annual membership fee of R240, to be able to get into this gated conservation area.

View the website for more information.

Naval Hill

NAVAL HILL

Nature Conservation Area situated in the heart of the city.  You can view quite a variety of wildlife for free.  Steep Cline at the start perfect for those who want to train for endurance, but the top is fairly easy going.

Free State National Botanical Gardens

FREE STATE NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDENS

Complete 4+ km trial ideal for intermediate to advance hikers / trial runners.  Beautiful views on top.
Entrance fee for both adults and children

Langenhovenpark

Langenhovenpark

Langenhovenpark offers a variety of small hills ideal for hiking enthuisast.  As with any hiking trial in South Africa, please don’t walk this alone or remember to bring along a stick for strays and other dangerous creatures.

VIEW OTHER THINGS TO DO IN BLOEMFONTEIN

Local Specialized Bicycle Shops for more information: