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Carmel National Park

Haifa, Israel
+972 4-822-8983
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The Hay-Bar on the Carmel is devoted to the raising of endangered and extinct animals of the region and possible re-introduction to the wild. The park maintains breeding cells of Persian fallow deer (Dama dama mesopotamica), roe deer (capreolus capreolus), as well as various types of vultures and other raptors, which are also part of the re-introduction and re-acclimatization program.
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Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carmel Nature Reserve contains several different levels of difficulty. There are walking trails between the trees and the natural grove, and there are bicycle tracks as well as a path for vehicles. Take a bag with a bottle of at least 2 liters of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It really depends on what you would like to see whether or not you stop. If you are looking for hiking and views this is your spot. We did not have time to stop but wish we had.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

There are so many World Class sites to see in Israel that this is not a place to go to if you have only a few days or a week in Israel. But if you stay there for a few weeks then you have to...More

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

I used to go there with my kids. So, going back there brought to my mind wonderful memories. From this place you can have a view of the Upper Galilee, Mt. Carmel, the City of Haifa, and other sites. You can take a walk, bike,...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Finding points of interest at the site was a challenge although the scenery and heritage were wonderful.

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Our tour of 600 took in the area that celebrates Elijah’s confrontation of the 450 prophets of Baal and their inability to have Baal set fire to the alter. After soaking it with water three times God consumed it in a ball of fire. Following...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is another must see region of Israel to visit as a Christian traveler to Israel.. The views in this region are fantastic and the presence of an Isralie Airforce base below is stunning with the jets and helicopters that routinely fly overhead....

2  Thank TODD L
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Part of our Holy Land tour. It was cold so we didn’t walk the trail but had a bible study at the foot. You must visit the Bahai monument across the street. Absolutely gorgeous garden grounds with a sea view. The picture I took there...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Haifa's Carmel Park is not on the tourists must-visit bucket list for Israel and we nearly missed out on this gem of a place for keen walking enthusiasts. The park is vast and spreads from Haifa to neighboring cities and villages with many trails on...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Carmel National park is an absolutely fascinating are to spend a full day. Druze villages and art galleries, forest and sea view - all that alone makes a gorgeous day. And also - Amphora Winery - one of the best boutique wineries in Israel.

1  Thank Levi Z
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pb150
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Response from Yitzchak M | Reviewed this property |
In the Carmel Forest there are hundreds of kilometers of hiking trails - some moderatrely difficult, but the most challenging section of the forest is the upper half of Nahal Kelah. Get Trail Map # 4 found in most book... More
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KristineWhite
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Response from Leor N | Reviewed this property |
Hi- There are few simple ways to get there but it depends what you like to see as mount Carmel is huge if you just want to get to the open national parks for hiking and to the ridge (once you get to Haifa University - you... More
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pb150
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Response from Gleb_Zhitomirsky | Reviewed this property |
You can take Little Switzerland hike starting at parking lot (GPS coordinates 32.7454305 35.0246551) Try to find "Little Switzerland – Kelach & Galim streams" in Google. Web site "Tiuli" has English description and maps.
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