Golan Trail: From the Ein Zivan Recreation Area to Bab al-Hawa

Golan Trail: From the Ein Zivan Recreation Area to Bab al-Hawa

From the website of KKL-JNF, this thorough article describes Section Five of the Golan Trail, which begins at the Ein Zivan recreation area, ascends to the summit of Mount Bental, cross the Bental Reservoir and ends at the ancient Bab al-Hawa site. Combining the unique nature, culture and history of the Golan Heights, this hike includes a memorial to soldiers who fell during the Yom Kippur War, volcanic rock mountains, orchards, sweeping views of Syria, Mount Hermon, southern Lebanon, the Galilee Hills and the Golan Heights, an exhibition of iron sculptures by Dutch-Israeli artist, Joop de Jong, archaeological ruins, and more. 

 

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