Franklyn Park is on the R531 between Klaserie 1 Stop and Kampersrus. The entrance is marked by clearly marked white gates that say “Franklyn Park” on them.


From Nelspruit side: Travel on the R40 towards Hoedspruit. Shortly after the Orpen Gate turn off keep left on the R531. After 6.5km turn left at the entrance to Franklyn Park at the white gates. Follow the sign to the race village for 5.5km along a dirt road.


From Lydenburg/Ohrigstad: Travelon the R36 towards Hoedspruit. After going through the tunnel and descending into the Lowveld take the R527 (still towards Hoespruit). Then turn right onto the R531 a few kms after crossing the Blyde River. Follow the R531, 8.5km past the entrance road to Kampersrus, until the white gates marked Franklyn Park. Follow the sign to the race village for 5.5km along a dirt road.

Travel distances and Times:

Johannesburg/Pretoria   450kms    5.5 hours

Hoedspruit  38km   30 minutes

Nelspruit  150km  2 hours


Franklyn Park is the new venue for Kruger2Canyon Challenge in 2018. It’s a beautiful setting situated at the base of Mariepskop Mountain with good good access to the mountain and the bushveld.