Things To Do in WalmerCycle the Baakens River Mountain Bike Trail
Where? The trail starts at Dodds Farm which is located off 9th Avenue, Walmer.
When? Anytime that suits you!
How much? Free
Get some exercise on the Baakens River Mountain Bike Trail. The Baakens River has a total length of 23 km and is situated on approximately 500 hectares of public open space which falls under the jurisdiction of the Parks and Recreation Department. The valley is unique in its situation in a major urban environment and contains many examples of indigenous vegetation.
The marked mountain bike trail leaves from the car-park at Dodds Farm which is located off 9th Avenue, Walmer and from the PEM nursery at the end of Alan Drive, Walmer Downs and ends at Abelia Crescent in Sunridge Park. The total length of the trail is 12 km and most of the trail is suitable for beginners. The Bike Trail is well marked by concrete bollards with bicycle signs painted on them.