Tourism Notifications – Northern Israel

Hula Lake - Opening Hours and Holiday Schedule

Monday to Thursday: 08:00-17:00. Visitors are required to leave by 18:30.
Friday and Saturday: 6:30-17:00. Visitors are required to leave by 18:30.

With Israel's switch to standard time on October 30, the lake will be open for visitors until 16:00 and visitors will be required to leave by 17:30 all throughout the week. Opening hours will remain the same.

During the Israeli holiday season, the opening hours of the lake will change in the following dates:
September 25: the lake will be open for visitors from 8:00 to 14:30 and visitors will be required to leave by 16:00
September 26-27: the lake will be open for visitors from 6:30 to 17:00 and visitors will be required to leave by 18:30
October 4-5: the lake will be closed to visitors
October 9: the lake will be open for visitors from 8:00 to 17:30 and visitors will be required to leave by 17:00
October 10-16: the lake will be open for visitors from 6:30 to 17:00 and visitors will be required to leave by 18:30

Hosen Parking - Closure of the Car Park

Located near the graveyard of Moshav Hosen in western Galilee - the car park closed down.

Asam-Porat Car Parks Closure

The Asam-Porat car parks on road 70, between the Eliakim junction and Yokne'am, will be closed from May 22nd until further notice, due to expansion roadworks on road 6. The public can arrive at Sha'ar HaCarmel car parks on road 672, north of Eliakim.

Hof Hacarmel - Closure of the Public Restrooms at Sha'ar HaCarmel Car Park

The public restrooms the car park are closed until further notice.

Hof HaCarmel Forest – Closure of the Public restrooms at the Ofer Tower

The public restrooms at the Ofer tower are closed until further notice.

Cabri Ga'aton Forest - Har Betah Car Park

The car park closed down.

Cabri Ga'aton Forest - Ga'aton Car Park

The car park is closed until further notice.

Tzipori Forest

Due to polluting sewage that washed into the Tzipori stream, the public is advised to avoid contact and keep a distance from the stream's water.

Goren Park– Closure of the Public Restrooms in the Park

The public restrooms are closed until further notice.

Adamit Park– Closure of the Public Restrooms in the Park

The public restrooms are closed until further notice.

Orvim Park – Active Recreation Facilities are Out of Order

The use of active recreation facilities in the park is forbidden due to safety hazards. The facilities are out of order until further notice.

Biriya Forest – Reconstruction Works at the Synagogue

Reconstruction works are held at the Nabratein synagogue in the forest.

The Zavit Cave Opens on July 20

The Zavit Cave at the Upper Galilee is a unique natural phenomenon, with amazing corals, stalactites and stalagmites that keep developing to this very day. The cave is known as the "Salamander Cave" due to the increased presence of salamanders in it.
Other than the salamanders, the cave also hosts four different species of bats, who reproduce within the cave and go finding food outside at night.
In the past few years, many travelers have visited the cave, unintentionally damaging its natural structure and fauna.
Law of nature preservations protects the bats, stalactites, stalagmites and salamanders who live in the cave, and any harm caused to them is an offence.
 

Ma'ale Gilboa Single Closed

The Ma'ale Gilboa cycling single is closed due to works until further notice.

Biriya Forest – Closure of the Restrooms at the Biriya Fortress

The restrooms at the Biriya Fortress are closed until further notice.

Lavi Forest – Active Recreation Car Park Restrooms Closed

The active recreation car park restrooms are closed until further notice. Mobile, accessible restrooms are available at the site.

Nazareth Forest – Closure of the Public Restrooms at Har Hakfitza

The public restrooms at Har Hakfitza car park are closed until further notice. Mobile, accessible restrooms are available at the site.

Ha'Ela Car Park - No Water Supply

Water supply to the car park has been deactivated due to acts of vandalism.

Ramot Menashe-Megido Trail - New Marking

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.

Emek HaTchelt Park – Closure of the Lower Water Pools

The lower water pools in the park will be closed until October 8 due to works.

Shuni-Jabotinsky Park - Closure on October 12

Due to an event taking place in the park, the park will be closed to visitors on October 12.