Best kid friendly trails in Israel

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Explore the most popular kid friendly trails in Israel with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of kid friendly trails in Israel
Top trails (38)
#1 - Jerusalem Tombs City Walk
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
The Jerusalem Tombs City Walk (הליכה עירונית בין קברי ירושלים) will take you around the scenic and historic old city of Jerusalem to view historic graves and burial sites, as well as a stroll through the old city (locally known as David's City) of Jerusalem.Show more
#2 - Masada Snake Path
Masada National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Masada (מצדה) is a UNESCO Heritage Site and the second-most visited site in Israel, after Jerusalem. The Snake Path (שביל הנחש) was once the rear entrance to Masada, and consists of roughly 700 steps up the side of the mountain. Masada, the last fortress of Jewish freedom fighters protesting Roman rule, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and national park. Its camps, fortifications and assault ramp constitute the most complete surviving ancient Roman siege system in the world. Because of its history and the wonderful condition of its ruins, its second in popularity only to Jerusalem as an Israeli tourist destination. Herod, a Roman king of Judea, created Masada in 37-31 B.C. as a winter palace. In 66 AD it served as a fortress against a Roman attack. The snake path was a "back door" to the fortress and rarely used at the time. Today there are around 700 steps that cover 2 km, and gain 350 m (1,148 feet) in elevation. This trail is frequently completed by taking the tram back down, but you can also return the way you came or take the path down the other side of the plateau.Show more
#3 - Gilabun Stream Trail
Katzrin, Golan Heights, Israel
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
This is a trail along the Gilabun river (נחל ג'ילבון). It passes a beautiful waterfall and natural pool to swim in after a hot hike. Do not forget your bathing suit!Show more
#4 - Upper Amud Stream
Amud Stream Nature Reserve
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
This is a trail of the Upper Amud Steam (נחל עמוד עליון) also known as Nahal Amud. This stream flows year round and is adorned with woods, huge plane trees, clear pools of water and the historic remains of flour mills and a fulling mill from the Ottoman Empire. Upper Amud Stream is a beautiful trail year round. Highest water levels reported in winter and beginning of summer.Show more
#5 - Ein Hod
Nes Harim Nature Reserve
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 54 m
From Ein Hod (עין הוד) to the ruins of Byit 'Itab, perched on a hill overlooking the Nahal Sorek valley and to the spring that provided water to the inhabitants of the ancient village of Bayt 'Itab. Today a rich orchard grows around the ruins, filling the spring with colors and smells.Show more
#6 - Mt. Carmel Nature Reserve Loop
Har HaCarmel National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
This is the Mt. Carmel Nature Reserve Loop (שמורת הר הכרמל מעגלי) trail. Start this trail walking up the rocky dried up river bed and hike up the mountain to an amazing view of the sea, before finishing this hike by a cave. Views along the trail are diverse and unique.Show more
#7 - Hula Valley Loop
Hula Nature Reserve
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
This is the Hula Valley Loop (עמק החולה מעגלי) around the Hula Valley Nature Reserve. The Hula Valley is an agricultural region in northern region of Israel. It is a major stopover for birds migrating along the Syrian-African Rift Valley between Africa, Europe, and Asia. An estimated 500 million migrating birds now pass through the Hula Valley every year. The best times to view the migrating birds is in the Fall and the Spring.Show more
#8 - Nahal Sorek Nature Reserve Loop
Nahal Sorek Nature Reserve
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
This is a trail around the Nahal Sorek Nature Reserve ( שמורת הטבע נחל שורק מעגלי) which travelers along the river to the remains of a Hasmonean fortress. Access to remains of Tura, once a Hasmonean fortress is from a unmarked path that branches off from the southern path of Nahal Sorek.Show more
#9 - David Falls
Ein Gedi Nature Preserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 37 m
This trail to David Falls (נחל דוד) is a simple trail with beautiful views! The trail itself is not too steep and very short. Tons of wildlife to see along the way and some nice streams to dip your hands and feet into. The oasis is very lively and green during all seasons!Show more
#10 - Sherover and Richard Golgman Promenade
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
A trip to the Armon Hanatziv Promenade, The Sherover Promenade and the promenade of Richard Goldman (ארמון הנציב לטיילת שרובר וטיילת ריצ'רד גולגמן). On this walk the view from the promenade towards the Old City of East Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley is a spectacular sight.Show more
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