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Name: Harvey Croze
Date registered: 7 April 2012

Latest posts

  1. Plastics Ban FAQs — 23 August 2017
  2. Karura Forest is Plastic Free — 23 August 2017
  3. Fee Changes as of 1 July 2017 — 28 June 2017
  4. Karura Forest Calendar 2018 Now On Sale — 4 May 2017
  5. Forest Gates to be Locked at 19:00 — 29 March 2017

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Aug 23

Plastics Ban FAQs

Some frequently-asked questions. You can download a PDF of this here.

Aug 23

Karura Forest is Plastic Free

Jun 28

Fee Changes as of 1 July 2017

From 1 July 2017 there shall be some small changes to the Karura Forest entry and picnic fees.  All charges remain as before, except: Kenya citizen child (ages 4 to 12 inclusive) Entry Fee: KES 50/=. Use of the Picnic grounds (KFEET, Amani and Ruaka): 150/= adults, 100/= children (ages 4-12). Picnickers shall pay the usual …

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May 04

Karura Forest Calendar 2018 Now On Sale

Our 2018 calendar features the top entries to the 2017 photo competition that drew over 70 entries for the theme KARURA TRAIL VIEW. Get your very own and a few extra for Xmas stocking gifts from Karura Forest gatehouses or office. Only KES 800/=.  

Mar 29

Forest Gates to be Locked at 19:00

Gates Locked 19:00

Mar 03

‘Shady Path’: a New Dogs-Off-Leash Feature

A newly extended ‘Shady Path’ parallel to Wangari Maathai Track now helps walkers/runners and dog-owners to co-exist. A number of voiced concerns by dog-shy walkers and runners has led FKF to devise a win-win solution in the northern sector of Karura Forest. The popular stretch of Wangari Maathai Track between Gate-C (a.k.a. ‘Sharks’) on Kiambu …

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Dec 22

Updated Karura Forest Map Now Available

Sep 12

Bikes now for hire at Kiambu Road gate

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 2017

One again — four years in a row — visitors have given Karura top marks as the 4th best attraction (out of 128 Things to Do) in Nairobi. Please Note: If you follow the TripAdvisor link above, do not be taken in by the Viator offer of a “Karura Forest Tour Experience” for some KES 11,000 (USD …

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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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