Hiking Trails in Jerusalem

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Hiking Trails in Jerusalem

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  • 4.0 of 5 bubbles
    PROS
    * Nice hiking in the scenic Jerusalem hills- numerous trails
    * Close to the city
    Very popular with the local natives
    * Many options for enjoying nature, for picknicking for hiking for bicycling for camping and for playing
    * Visit terraced farming villages from 2000 years ago
    * Learn about ancient agricultural and architectural methods
    * Visit (and even enter) ancient caves and natural spring water pools

    CONS
    * Can be crowded
    * Minimal- if any- public transportation access

    "I VISITED THIS PLACE"...
    .... with four boys ages 5 to 14. It was hot and sunny- we started on the surround and circle Mount Strong hike, which is on a wide jeep road but it has total sun exposure. We didn't have the time nor supplies (and the boys didn't have the interest nor resilience) to complete the loop of more than two hours, so we did enjoy our adventure, but we turned back.... full disclosure- the same thing happened two other times in the past year- failed attempts with young charges.

    ADVICES
    This is certainly a well-organized and well equipped and famous nature reserve. As such, it is a good holiday spot and a good place for hiking in nature, but not far from the city of Jerusalem. I certainly endorse and recommend a visit to here.
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • hubscubs
    Israel86 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    my kids ages 10-19 all enjoyed. some of the 'ladders' and climbing bars were a bit challenging for kids younger than that. beautiful views and not difficult. we went in October - i think it would be too hot during the summer
    Written 19 October 2022
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  • airport2015
    Tel Aviv District, Israel975 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the most interesting but difficult hiking spots in Israel.Leading from the plateau of Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, Starting 21 Century, going back to the first revolt
    Start your trip going to the Dead Sea from Road #90 on the 257th Kilometer go east on the Green path after walking one kilometertake the black path of DRAGOT CANYON (Darja) Visit on the way the Bar-Kochva cavesThan take the Blue path to Mizpe Shalem.You must have drinking water,good map,hat,and good walking shoes
    Written 29 December 2017
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  • Yoramshap
    Netanya, Israel439 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the newer National Parks, it provides beautiful vistas of Jerusalem and the Judean desert. A unique site where debris from the Mount is sifted with amazing findings. Enjoy
    Written 8 September 2020
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