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Hurshat Tal


Hurshat Tal Lies on the banks of the Dan, one of the tributaries of the river Jordan.
It lies amidst the green and well watered bushland, between the hills of the Upper Galilee and the snow-capped Mount Hermon.

Horshat Tal Is Hebrew for "Forest of dew",  a name partly taken from Psalms 133 - "the dew of Hermon" and by its proximity to Mount Hermon. It has been into a 500 dunam national park by the Nature and Parks Authority in cooperation with the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the upper Galilee Regional Council who together have cleard, landscaped, and provided footphats, access roads and amenities for visitors.

Hurshat Tal National Park

Its principal features are the ancient oak trees, the natural pools, a large artificial lake, and the river Dan itself which winds through the park.

The lake is fed by the icy waters of the Dan which is never more than 12 degrees centigrade even on the hottest day and through artificial stream, channeled over mounds and rocks with gentle waterfalls cascading throughout the park.

Benches, dressing rooms for bathers, resturants and other buildings have been tastfully designed to merge with the pastoral landscape and can be found alongside a number of other attractions including: water slides, camping grounds (very recomended, one of the best sites for camping in Israel), bungalows and fhishing ponds.

Hurshat Tal is the most pupolar picnic and recreation area in the upper Galilee, while it might be very busy during the summer, it is one of the best places for camping in israel

Opening Hours:
08:00 - 17:00 (pools closed at 17:00 for those who are camping at the site as well)

Directions:
By Car, Traveling east on route 9 from Kiryat Shmona to Mount hermon and after 5.5 KM make a right turn (south) to Hurshat Tal

Contacts:
Phone: 04-6942360  Fax: 04-6959360

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