Author's details

Name: Harvey Croze
Date registered: 7 April 2012

Latest posts

  1. Karura 2017 Calendar Now Available — 8 December 2016
  2. Bikes now for hire at Kiambu Road gate — 12 September 2016
  3. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 — 25 May 2016
  4. 2015 FKF Report Now Available — 15 May 2016
  5. Karura Colobus Translocation Comes to Successful Close — 15 May 2016

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Dec 08

Karura 2017 Calendar Now Available

Karura Calendar 2017

It’s that time of year, Friends. Get your 2017 FKF calendar at any main gate or the KFEET office.  

Sep 12

Bikes now for hire at Kiambu Road gate

Uni students deciding whether to walk or ride from Sharks...

There are now bikes for hire at Gate C on Kiambu Road (a.k.a. Sharks Gate). You asked, we listened. There is a new depot at Sharks open 7 days a week, 8:00-18:00 (last time for returns: no hires after 16:00). Prices remain the same, 500/= for a two-hour hire. There are 15 top-notch trail bikes …

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May 25

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


One again — three years in a row — visitors have given Karura top marks as the 4th best attraction (out of 112 Things to Do) in Nairobi.  

May 15

2015 FKF Report Now Available

2015 Report

Just out! The Friends of Karura Forest 2015 Report. Get your copy at the FKF office, or collect one at the AGM on Saturday, 14 May, or click here to download a PDF version.

May 15

Karura Colobus Translocation Comes to Successful Close

Settling in new home

NEWS FLASH — NEW BABY BORN. One of our females who was pregnant during the translocation operation has given birth! This is excellent news, as trauma of the translocation often leads to miscarriage. Mother and daughter/son are doing fine. The translocation of an endangered sub-species of Colobus Monkeys successfully come to a close in March with …

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Sep 29

Tara Path Now On-Leash for Dogs

Dogs on Leash

Dog Walkers in northern part of the main forest Please Take Note. Tara Path together with the new picnic site along the Ruaka River near the Tree Outlook Platform is now an On-Leash zone. The whole of Wangari Maathai Track and Muhugu Trail remains off-leash, for the time being (see map). That still gives you and …

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Jan 31

Dogs in Sigiria – Off-leash area re-opened

Dog letter to members November 2014

At the last KFK-KFS Joint Management Meeting it was decided to allow dogs to be off-leash in one specific area of Sigiria on a trial basis. The area is the vlei (grassland) between Junctions 61 and 63a. All other parts of Sigiria, including the paths leading to and from the vlei are strictly on-leash. Check …

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Apr 25

Useful Karura Contact Numbers

Kenya Forest Service John Orwa, Chief Forester …… 0727 818963 Corporal Kuloba ..…….……. 0721 409662 Friends of Karura Forest John Chege, Chief Scout ………………… 0724 215423 Peter Njui, G4S ……………………………. 0722 846264 Karanja Njoroge, Chair ………………..…. 0729 030301 Cristina Boelcke-Croze, Vice-Chair …… 0702 633613 Please make a note of these numbers and carry your mobile with you. Keep …

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