All national parks, nature reserves, archeological sites and heritage sites that charge entrance fees are being made accessible and will have accessibility aids installed.
We are making every effort to attract visitors with disabilities to visit sites often and to participate and enjoy activities at the sites.
Below you can find information regarding accessibility to nature reserves and national parks:
Information on accessibility at national parks and nature reserves –
on pages describing national parks and nature reserves. See the
accessibility tab on the nature reserve/national park's page.
For further clarification and inquiries regarding accessibility, please contact our hotline at *3639.
Edna Zaken – Accessibility Coordinator for NPA
Mailing Address: NPA, 3 Ha'am Ve'Olamo Street, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem 95463
Please feel free to ask questions and make requests regarding accessibility at the entrance to each site.
Tel Dan Nature Reserve – Disabled parking spaces, restroom facilities, a trail with observation points over the river, flora and fauna in the reserve.
Hula Nature Reserve – Parking, a floating bridge, restroom facilities and a visitor center, entrance area and wooded picnic area.
Yehi'am Fortress National Park – Parking, trails to the fortress, restroom.
Bar'am National Park – Parking, trails, viewing areas, restroom.
Gamla Nature Reserve – Parking, restroom, asphalt path and vulture observation station, 3D models.
En Afek Nature Reserve – Trails, observation points, restroom, classroom and assistance for children with disabilities including computers for the visually impaired.
Zippori National Park – Parking, entrance area including a souvenir store and TV corner, restroom, accessibility of the Nile mosaic, ancient synagogue, the Roman villa including the Mona Lisa of the Galilee mosaic and the model of the reservoir. The site has a vehicle for transporting people with disabilities (by prior arrangement).
Carmel National Park – Tlalim camping grounds, Carmel Hai-Bar Nature Reserve including trails, picnic tables, restroom, observation balconies and signage.
Nahal Me'arot Nature Reserve – Parking, snack bar and souvenir store, restroom, assistance along the trail inside the cave is available by prior arrangement with the reserve's staff.
Megiddo National Park – Parking, restroom, museum, souvenir store, restaurant.
Ma'ayan Harod National Park – Trail to Gideon's Cave, trail to the service buildings and pools, wheelchair access to the pool edge.
Bet Alfa National Park – Parking, restroom, gathering square, model of the synagogue, the synagogue building.
Bet She'an National Park – Parking, entrance area including restroom, souvenir store and snack bar. The archaeological site is only partially accessible: A section of the Roman theater, including an audio station for the hearing impaired, the restored bathhouse and Roman streets. Accessible opening film to the She'an Nights sound and light show.
Caesarea National Park – The Roman Theater area with an accessible restroom, archeological garden, site model, promontory palace, hippodrome and the beach promenade leading to the port and the ancient city, including ancient monuments.
Karnei Hittin Geological Garden – Nabi Shu'ayb in the Lower Galilee – Trails, there are no restroom facilities.
Betzet Stream and Keshet Cave Nature Reserve – Parking, restroom, trails, observation point overlooking the Keshet Cave.
Alexander Stream Hof Bet Yanai National Park – Parking, restroom, showers, trails, gathering area. Currently there are no aids for entering the water.
Apollonia National Park – Parking, picnic area, restroom, circular trail from the parking to the archeological site, the cliff trail is not wheelchair accessible.
Yarkon and Tel Afek National Park – Tel Afek – Parking, restroom, trails, picnic area. The park is currently being made accessible. People with mobility impairments who wish to visit the archeological site and the lake are recommended to visit with a companion.
En Hemed (Aqua Bella) National Park – Parking, restroom, paths, picnic area, drinking fountains, play area accessible to children with additional needs, observation points, signage.
Stalactite Cave (Soreq Cave) Nature Reserve
Ashkelon National Park
The beach compound includes parking, restroom, showers, a road that leads down to the shore, shaded areas near the water, picnic area including paths, tables, drinking fountain.
The park compound - Parking, restroom, picnic area with tables, paths, drinking fountain.
The Canaanite Gate – Path, signage.
Bet Govrin-Maresha National Park – Parking, restroom.
The Bell Caves – Trails, observation points and signage for the visually impaired.
The Crafts Courtyard – Facilities and pavilion, picnic area, restroom, signage.
The Sidonian Cave Square – Parking, souvenir store, special visual aids for the visually impaired. People with considerable mobility impairments are advised to visit with a companion.
Castel National Park – Memorial Site
Enot Tsukim (En Feshkha Spring) Nature Reserve – Parking, restroom, paths in the resort area including the archeological site, picnic area, drinking fountain, accessible splash pool.
The hidden reserve is not fully accessible, but possible for people with considerable mobility impairments visiting with a companion. Prior arrangements must be made by calling 02-994-2355.
Qumran National Park – Entrance facility including parking, restroom, museum display and a movie with subtitles in various languages. The archeological site has a wheelchair-accessible trail, observation points, shading and signage.
Herodium (Herodion) National Park – An entrance and parking complex, scenic observation points from the site lobby, a model of the hill is located in the site's lobby, movie with subtitles, souvenir store, the antiquities are not accessible for people with disabilities.
The Good Samaritan Museum – An accessible entrance area including parking and restroom. The archeological site is accessible from the parking area via a firm gravel path. The archeological site, museum display and observation points of the view are accessible. With special permission, vehicles are permitted to drive to the museum building.
Nahal Prat (Wadi Qelt) Nature Reserve
En Gedi Nature Reserve
Masada National Park
Eshkol National Park – The central garden and the camping grounds are accessible. Includes parking, restroom, trails, picnic areas, drinking fountains and accessible splash pools.
Ben-Gurion's Tomb National Park – Parking, restroom, trails, tomb square.
Avdat National Park – Parking, entrance area, path connecting monuments at the site: The Roman villa, the service way, the wine press and the acropolis.
En Avdat National Park – Service animals are not allowed. Animals may be left in the cage by the entrance to the park for the duration of the visit. Trails are not accessible for people with mobility impairments.
Mitzpe Ramon (Ramon Crater) Visitors Center – An audio enhancement system for the hearing impaired, accessible for wheelchairs.
Coral Beach Nature Reserve in Eilat – People with mobility impairments are also able to go down and dive in the reserve, via paths and bridges, and there is a special possibility of going down to the sea, details at the site.