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Johannesburg Walking Trails Guide developed by Johannesburg City

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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 THE URBAN TRAIL CODE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Respect all property, wildlife, and trees
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Please don’t litter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Please be cautious at road crossings
                                                                                                                            N1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Prevent grass fires
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Adhere to park signage
                                                               PETERVALE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Be prepared – carry water, wear comfortable shoes and
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                                                                                               COWLEY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              watch the weather
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Please don’t trespass on private property
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Hikers make use of the trails at their own risk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SAFETY GUIDELINES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Stay alert at all times
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                                                              BRYANSTON                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Arrange trail groups of five or more people or join
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   community group walks, especially in isolated areas
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         WILD FLOWER AREA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Avoid carrying valuables when walking, ie jewellery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Park cars in safe locations and keep bags out of sight
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                                                                                                                                                                                             Getting there: Park at the Sandton Field and                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CY                                                                                                    GARDEN
                                                                                                                                          PARKMORE Study Centre off Louise Avenue in Sandhurst                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WATER GARDEN
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The South African National Biodiversity Institute manages this 300-hectare garden as one of eight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           botanical gardens nationwide. It consists of a network of paths in a safe and tranquil environment,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           over 220 species of birds, including the magnificent Verreaux's (Black) Eagle and indigenous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           gardens. Here you can walk for a long as you like, or just sit and contemplate the beauty of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           gardens. For the more energetic there is also the 3.5 km JCI Geological Hiking Trail, which,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           although fairly short, is quite strenuous, as it ascends to the top of the Witpoortjie Waterfall.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Walk in groups on the trail. More information on www.sanbi.co.za or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           www.footprint.co.za/botanicalgardens.htm.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Getting there: Off Hendrik Potgieter Road in Ruimsig, turn (into) onto Doreen Road (and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           then turn first right into) to Malcolm Road. (Take the sharp right hand bend at the end of Malcolm
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Road) and park inside the Gardens.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AL
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lovely reserve with varying nature walks of 30 minutes – 3 hours. Wildflowers,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               geological sites and scorpions; this area combines pristine bushveld with grasslands
                                                                                       AND STUDY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and features views of the northern parts of the city. There is an amphitheatre,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               dam area and bird hide. A historical mine tour can be set up by arrangement. It
                                                                                                                                                      Braamfontein Spruit Trail (Craighall Park) – Section 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   is fully fenced with guard at gate. Open from the 1st September to 30th April.
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                                                                                                     OL                                               lovely sight when the sound of water is required to sooth the
                                                                                                                                                      aches of head and heart. This section runs from Delta Park to the
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                                                                                                                                                      however, sections of it are well-used on the weekends. It is best
                                                                                                                                                      walked in groups of 5+ people, and again, depending upon energy,
                                                                                                                                                      the walks take from 1 – 4 hours. More information on
                                                                                                                                                      www.footprint.co.za/bst.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LONEHILL KOPPIE

      BORDEAUX                                                                                                                                        Getting there: Park at Delta Park in Blairgowrie near the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 NORSCOT                                                                          RIETFONTEIN
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                                                                                                                                                      Conservation Centre and begin by walking past the Florence Bloom
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                                                                                                                                               AY                                                       information on www.footprint.co.za/bst.htm                                                                                                                                                                 ALBERT’S                                                                       BOTANICAL                                                                                                                                                                                                                    GOLF COURSE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4                                                                                                           history of the city are illustrated and created – Jewish, Chinese,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              is a national monument. Peaceful, large trees and gravestones will accompany you
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                                                               MARKS PARK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     information contact the Parktown & Westcliff Trust on www.parktownheritage.co.za.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rhodes Park – Kensington
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      West) Greymont                                                                                                              Melville Koppies – East, West and Reserve – Melville
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ALBERTSKROON                                                                                                                                                     There are three sections to the koppie; walks can be taken as one, or together.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Getting there: For Reserve, park at Marks Park across Judith Road and access from
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in Emmarentia or Kloof Street in Melville. For West side, park on 3rd Avenue off
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                                                                                                                                            Johannesburg Walking Trails Guide developed by Johannesburg City Parks www.jhbcityparks.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                GENERAL REFERENCE INFORMATION: www.footprint.co.za, www.dogwalk.co.za, www.parktownheritage.co.za, www.jhbhiking.org.za
                        ZOO LAKE USERS COMMITTEE: www.footprint.co.za/zoolake.htm • FRIENDS OF NORSCOT KOPPIES: www.footprint.co.za/norscotkoppies.htm • KLIPRIVIERSBURG NATURE RESERVE ASSOCIATION: www.footprint.co.za/klipriviersburg.htm • FRIENDS OF KLOOFENDAL: www.footprint.co.za/kloofendal.htm • FRIENDS OF ALBERT’S FARM: www.footprint.co.za/albertsfarm.htm • FRIENDS OF THE WILDS: www.wildswalk.co.za
• FRIENDS OF GOLDEN HARVEST: www.footprint.co.za/goldenharvest.htm • WALTER SISULU NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDENS: www.sanbi.org, www.footprint.co.za/botanicalgardens.htm • DELTA USERS COMMITTE: www.delta.org.za • MELVILLE KOPPIES NATURE RESERVE: www.veld.co.za, www.footprint.co.za/melville_koppies.htm • BRAAMFONTEIN SPRUIT TRUST: www.footprint.co.za/bst.htm

				
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