Elandspad River Trail
This scenic trail in the Klein Drakenstein Mountains between Paarl and Worcester runs along the Elandspad River, a tributary of the Molenaars River. The trail starts immediately after the Worcester exit of the Huguenot tunnel, where there is a fenced parking area for permit-holders. From the parking area, the trail turns back towards the tunnel and runs under the N1 up the left-hand side of the valley. After an initial steep climb, the route becomes easier. The trail is well defined and swings away from the river at places, ascending quite high and providing views over the valley and the majestic Cape Fold Mountains on both sides. The perennial river below has many beautiful pools, including a great swimming hole near the start of the trail, immediately after the first bend in the river...
(GPS coordinates: -33.733196, 19.114645)
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