Kogelberg MTB Route


The route starts at the Mispah Youth Camp, situated next to Kogelberg Dam. Enter the trail from Mispah Camp by heading south along the gravel road for 800m. Where the road swings left you will find a split-pole with an apple market indicating a right turn onto a bush track. Note that this is private property.

Follow the route markers which meander across open lands and into the fynbos and onto a jeep track following the main power line for approximately 5 km south. The vegetation becomes thicker and the road sandier, with steep and very rough sections.

At the half-way mark, a sign indicates the direction of the Palmiet River and you kick straight into a steep climb. Look for the next marker on your right and follow the singletrack through stands of fynbos and into the Kogelberg Nature Reserve. Take care along the rocky downhill section blasting onto Stokoei Bridge on the Palmiet. From here, you ride as per the Kogelberg Trail, following the jeep track adjacent to the river for 13 km to the Nature Conservation Offices. Another 4 km of gravel road takes you onto the tarmac, where you turn left towards Kleinmond. 

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