Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve

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Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
Grey Rhebuck.jpg
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 city Harrismith
Coordinates 28°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
Area 18,000 Ha
Website Sterkfontein/Harrismith - Website

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.

Fauna and flora[1][2][edit]




Grasses and bushes[edit]

Panorama of the lake and surrounding landscape


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

Further reading[edit] The site for information about plants native to southern Africa and related topics.