Circles in the Forest, Knysna

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Take a hike along Circles in the Forest, a 9 km (5.59 mi) walking trail through lush, shady woodland. The route includes numerous picnic sites along the way, as well as a popular swimming spot where a waterfall runs into a secluded pool surrounded by tall ferns. Well-maintained wooden bridges arching over numerous little streams--pause here to spot an array of different creatures, including frogs and fish. Note the memorial at the trailhead to author Dalene Matthee, best known for her Forest Novels, written in the area around Knysna. Take a look at our Knysna trip maker app to schedule your visit to Circles in the Forest and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • How very calming and relaxing, beautiful, precious moments. Had a memorable day here, will go back again, when visiting this area.  more »
  • A nice hike for the first few kilometers. The spiders webs, moss, trees, forest floor , frogs and mushrooms are enchanting!! It is frustrating as a birder though... you can hear them but not see...  more »
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