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Best trails in Southern District HaDarom

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Trying to find the best Southern District HaDarom trails? AllTrails has 83 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mitspe Ramon, Midreshet Ben-Gurion or Ein Gedi, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 60 moderate trails in Southern District HaDarom ranging from 1.5 to 40.7 miles and from -1,325 to 3,353 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Southern District HaDarom
Top trails (83)
#1 - Snake Path
Masada National Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Masada is a UNESCO Heritage Site and the second-most visited site in Israel, after Jerusalem. 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
#2 - Beeri Single
Be'er Sheva, Southern District HaDarom, Israel
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Length: 17.4 mi
The first mountain bike park in Israel. This trail has something for all levels including a 9 km family loop and the more expert 28 km full loop.Show more
#3 - Ein Akev Parsa Waterfall Loop
Midreshet Ben-Gurion, Southern District HaDarom, Israel
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 13 m
#4 - Wadi Arugot
Ein Gedi Nature Preserve
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
#5 - Ma'ale Tsruya and Ma'ale Ha'Isiyim to Nahal Arugot
Ein Gedi Nature Preserve
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
Start from Ein-gedi and go all the way up in Ma'ale Tsruya. Walk on the plateau all the way to the beginning of the decsent down to Nahal Arugut via ma'ale Ha'isiyimShow more
#6 - Ein Ovdat
Ein Avdat National Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 47 m
#7 - Pratzim Loop
Arad, Southern District HaDarom, Israel
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 16 m
#8 - David’s Falls
Ein Gedi Nature Preserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 37 m
#9 - 2 days from Masada to Arad
Arad, Southern District HaDarom, Israel
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Length: 24.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
#10 - Masada Loop Trail
Masada National Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
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