Heidelberg surroundings has a vast trail network. Ranging from dirt roads to fast flowing single track and hair raising technical descents. You don't even have to use your car to get to these trails as all routes can be accessed from town in different directions.
Heidelberg Cycling assisted Jordaanpark Forum in designing and creating a trail network within the heart of Jordaanpark - a neighbourhood on the Northwestern side of Heidelberg.
These trails were created as part of a community project to create a safe outdoor area where kids and adults alike can ride their bikes, run, hike and walk their dogs. The trails are open to the public free of charge and are maintained by Jordaanpark Forum.
The trails are clearly marked according to the degree of technical difficulty: from easy (yellow), moderate (green) to intermediate (blue) and difficult (red). All the trails are single track ranging from hard pack to rocky and from open grass veld, dense woods to rocky outcrops. Some of the trails even crosses a little stream running during the rainfall season.
Address: Corner of Unie street and Third avenue, Jordaanpark GPS: 26°29'56.72"S 28°20'42.94"E
Jordaanpark Pump Track
To further enhance the use and enjoyment of the trail network, Jordaanpark Forum decided to build a pump track. With support form the cycling and Jordaanpark community this dream came true in early 2017. The track is based on the "Pumptopia" Pump Track design bought from "Lee Likes Bikes" from Colorado, USA.
Pump tracks are widely used to enhance handling skills, but also just to have a heap load of fun.