The Mandatory Pines section will be closed from all directions: Dvoria, Ma'ahal, and Har Tavor overlook. Entrance to the Barak Steram will only be possible from the Churchill recreation area (Nof Hagalil).
The road from the Churchill recreation area to the Barak Stream recreation area is closed for both vehicles and foot travelers.
The restrooms at the Biriya Fortress are closed until further notice.
The car park is closed until further notice.
The car park closed down.
Climbing sites at the forest are closed until further notice.
Water supply to the area has been deactivated due to acts of vandalism.
The public restrooms at the Ofer tower are closed until further notice.
Located near the graveyard of Moshav Hosen in western Galilee - the car park closed down.
Monday to Thursday: 08:00-16:00. Visitors are required to leave by 17:00.Friday and Saturday: 6:30-16:00. Visitors are required to leave by 17:00.
New marking along the Ramot Menashe-Megido trail takes place, on a new path designed with the Megido Regional Council.
Several sections of the old path will be included in the new trail, other sections will be changed to 'regular' marking (not that of long trails) and some sections will be cancelled.
For this reason, marking on the trail is only partial. Do not follow the current marking while traveling. An announcement of the new trail will be made in a few months.
The Shen Hapil recreation area, underneath Har Nof, is closed due to interchange development work.
1) Infrastructure works for the town of Givat Eden take place at the northern entrance to the park. Travelers are advised to practice caution, and use other entrances whenever possible. 2) The hiding tunnels at Horvat Atri are now open to the public. 3) The Bell Cave is closed due to hazards.
Due to an increasing number of breaking into cars at the car park, travlers are advised to lock their vehicles and avoid leaving valuables in them.
The Ein Hindak spring on the springs path is closed to the public due to a collapse hazard.
On Friday, November 24, the Green Road (Ayalon Trail) will be closed to vehicles, from the eastern entrance to the park to the Tel Akad Junction. Access to the lake will be possible from the road that goes down from the park's entrance directly to the lake.
The park's gates open on 5:30 and close on 18:00. Vehicles are not allowed in the park while the gates are closed. The park is open 24/7 for foot travelers.
Public restrooms opening hours:
Western Zeitim car park: Monday to Sunday, from 08:00 to 16:00. Restrooms are accessible.
Eastern Zeitim car park: Monday to Sunday, from 08:00 to 16:00.
Overnight camping for either individuals or groups, is forbidden in the park.
In the coming weeks, buried trash cans will be installed throughout the forest in order to keep te forest clean. Visitors are asked to stay away from work sites and avoid using the trash cans until further notice.
The Hadid single is closed for cycling until further notice due to forest works.
The path leading from the Maccabean Graves to Ne'ot Kdumim will be closed on February 5, 6, 8, and 9 from 6:30 to 16:00 due to tree planting events.
To enter the recreation area, drivers are required to drive toward Ajur and make a U-turn.
Restrooms will be closed until further notice in the following sites:
- Mitzpe Modi'in at the Ben-Shemen Forest
- Active recreation car park at the Ben-Shemen Forest
- Eastern and western parts of the Ayalon-Canada Park
- The Zeitim car park at the Tzora forest
- The Srigim car park at the Britain Park
On June 9, The road to the youth camp will be closed due to roadworks.
KKL-JNF forest works take place on the 1/2-kilometer section alongside the Hadassah Trail. The works include forest trimming and creation of a border between the hospital, the neighborhood and the forest. The works are expected to last one month, and warning signs have been posted. Travelers are asked to avoid using the trail, for their own safety.
The restrooms are open on Friday, Saturday and on holidays, from 08:00 to 16:00.
Due to road pavement works, entrance to the forest is allowed only through the entrance to the town of Kadima.
Events cannot be held at the Mitzpe Modi'in Amphitheatre until further notice.
Due to heavy rains in the winter of 2022, several public paths in the Judaean foothills will switch to 4X4 status. Road signs will provide specific directions along the paths.(Updated March 7th, 2022)
Due to upgrade works, the section from the park's entrance to Nahal HaShofet, entrance to Nahal HaShofet will not be allowed until further notice..
The Shoham Community Forest will be closed to vehicle traffic on February 3 due to a community events. Travel by foot will be allowed.
The grove is closed until further notice due to collapsing trees hazard.
No water available in the area until further notice.
The restrooms at the park are closed til further notice.
Due to a malfunction, no water are available in the forest until further notice.
Due to a safety hazard, arrival at the area is allowed only during daytime hours. Overnight activity and stay are forbidden.
Horbat Tzelit (Hirbet a-Tzelenta), located at the Meitar forest next to the 4X4 path marked in blue. The Horbat Tzelit site is extremely dangerous, and visiting it is forbidden!
The Kisufim forest tower is closed due to engineering works.
Roadworks for completion of the landscape road in Nahal Grar park will take place during September. Visitors should be careful while traveling in the area. Passage from "Tel Harur" to the parallel way on road 25 will be closed.
Due to safety hazards, the birdwatching station at the Sderot forest is closed until further notice.