Johannesburg has many hiking trails many of them have a wide variety of wildlife, bird life, waterfalls, rivers. If you are looking for some hiking trails to explore here are few you can try.
Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens
Probably the best Hiking trail in Johannesburg is the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens in Roodepoort, with luscious, bushveld, a bird garden and some great views including the Witpoorjie Falls where the most common trail Mountain View Walk starts.
The Garden is open daily from 8am – 18:00 more information is available on www.sanbi.org.
Kloofendal Nature Reserve
Also located in Roodepoort is the Kloofendal Nature Reserve which has four Walking trails namely Dasie, Rocky Ridge, Struben and Wetland each trail is clearly marked and the distance varies on each trail, so you can easily choose the trail you want depending on the distance.
Admission into this nature reserve is free and it also open daily from 6am – 6pm and more information on trail distances is available here
Klipsriviersburg Nature Reserve
Only 10km south of the City Centre is the Klipsriversburg Nature Reserve, There are six hiking trails in this Reserve. Some animals to look out for are Zebra, black wildebeest and springbok. Entrance is on Peggy Vera and caution must be taken when using your gps as this may take you to the other entrance. Entrance into the Reserve is also free.