Upper Galilee and the Golan Sights



Hula Lake Nature Reserve

Hula Lake Nature Reserve Review

More than 390 avian species flock to the Hula Lake during the migration season, which makes this nature preserve a prime spot for bird-watching. These wetlands were drained during the 1950s after a malaria outbreak, which drove away the unique wildlife. In recent years, the lake was reflooded and birds, especially cranes, once again make it their winter homes. About a half-million birds pass through each year.

The park offers an 8.5-km (5.2-mile) trail with bird-watching huts along the way. Bicycles and golf carts are available for rent.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off Rt. 90, Kiryat Shmona
  • Phone: 04/681–7137
  • Cost: NIS 4
  • Hours: Sun‪.–Thurs. 9–6‬, Fri. and Sat. 6:30–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Hula Nature Reserve
Updated: 05-16-2013

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