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