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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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