We suggest you contact one of the many MTB based in the Garden Route who arrange regular meets. One such example is the Hill Billies - please visit their website for info on trails, meets, etc.
GATE CLOSURES: (gates will be locked outside of the below times)
September to April: 07h00 – 19h00
May – August: 07h30 – 18h00
Please note: the front gate and forest access gate will be locked after normal gate hours. To avoid having your car or yourself being locked in, ensure you are back timeously.
Also note that venturing alone in the state forest is not advised and there have been incidences in the past. We suggest you cycle in larger groups and inform others of your intended route. Please take note of the below emergency contact details...
For after our emergencies please contact the following persons:
Curator / Manager: 082 322 5055 --> a/h emergency contact about the Gardens
Chairman: 072 278 4504
Vice Chairman: 082 338 2121
George Police: 044 803 4733 / 10111 --> to report a crime
Search & Rescue: 10177 (Metro Ambulance) --> for medical rescue situations