Camping in Israel
Best Camp Sites in Central Israel
Hebrew: חניוני לילה - אתרי קמפינג במרכז
Yarkon National Park
Facilities: 2.5 acres of shaded grounds, ablutions for disabled, two cooking areas
En Hemed National Park
Location: Just off the Jerusalem Tel Aviv highway
Tel: 02-5342741 Phone prior to arrival
Ashkelon National Park
Directions: At the main entrance to Ashkelon, drive west toward the sea. At the soldiers recreation village turn left to Ashkelon National Park.
Tel 08-6736444 or 08-6739660
Hof Bet Yanai National Park
Facilities: Camping on the beach in designated areas, showers, Toilets, BBQ's allowed in designated areas only, picnic tables
Top Tip: The Alexander Stream runs through the Park and is home to soft-shell turtles. Keep a look out for them!
Tel: 09-8666230 or 09-8664238
Bet Guvrin National Park
Directions: Off the Bet Shemesh-Kiryat Gat road (no. 35) opposite Kibbutz Bet Guvrin.
Tel: 08-6811020 or 08-6812957
Castel National Park
Directions: From the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway (no. 1) turn south at the Harel junction into Mevasseret Zion. Pass the local council building turn right onto Ma‘aleh HaCastel St. and proceed to the parking lot. Head up to the site on foot.