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green Gifbol Trail

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0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 99' 30 m
Descent: -7' -2 m
High: 5,198' 1,584 m
Low: 5,099' 1,554 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)

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An easy trail for beginners.

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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.

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Land Manager: Johannesburg City Parks

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