Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve, Free State, South Africa is an 18,000 Ha reserve situated to the south west of Harrismith. The reserve is close to the Drakensberg Mountain nature reserve. The reserve offers campsites and hiking trails and a large variety of fauna and flora.

Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
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Grey rhebuck at the nature reserve 16 September 2011
Map showing the location of Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
Nearest cityHarrismith
Coordinates28°24′S 29°02′E / 28.400°S 29.033°E / -28.400; 29.033Coordinates: 28°24′S 29°02′E / 28.400°S 29.033°E / -28.400; 29.033
Area18,000 Ha
WebsiteSterkfontein/Harrismith - Website

Fauna and flora[1][2]Edit

AntelopeEdit

BirdlifeEdit

TreesEdit

Grasses and bushesEdit

 

GalleryEdit

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NotesEdit

This park will be included into the Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation Area, Peace Park.

Further readingEdit

PlantZAfrica.com The site for information about plants native to southern Africa and related topics.

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