Cycling Regulations at Ramat Hanadiv
Cyclists are visitors at Ramat Hanadiv.
- Riding within Ramat Hanadiv is permitted on off-road trails and marked single trails designated for cyclists.
- Hiking trails designated for pedestrians – are forbidden to cyclists (except for combined sections that are suitably marked).
- Ramat Hanadiv invites cyclists to enjoy a pleasant riding experience in nature. Nevertheless, since this site is not dedicated to extreme cycling, extreme and downhill cyclists are requested to ride in designated sites.
- Cycling in the memorial gardens is not permitted.
- Trails that are not designated for cycling for safety reasons or possible harm to nature will be blocked.
- For your convenience there are two marked, circular cycle trails that begin at the northern parking area:
- The woodland trail, marked in light blue – for amateur cyclists and families, which is 7.5 km long.
The sea lookout trail, marked in orange – for experienced cyclists, which is 12 km long and includes a few single trail sections.
- Some sections of the two trails overlap and are suitably marked.
*For a longer cycling experience, cyclists are welcome to connect to other cycle trails in the area and use Ramat Hanadiv as a convenient start or end point.
Emergency telephone (after hours): ranger on duty 053-6452336
Bicycles, nature and everything in between
- Do not ride off the marked trails; off-trail cycling harms nature, landscape and heritage values (direct harm to animals, trampling of plants, soil erosion and compaction, destruction of archeological sites etc.).
- Cyclist must avoid sudden braking. Locking of the wheels while braking deepens the cycle route.
- Do not detour around obstacles or widen trails. Get off your bike and walk around the obstacle safely.
- Do not cut across turns or twists in the trail.
- Do ride in small groups to reduce your impact on the trail and on nearby animals.
- During sensitive times of the year, such as the gazelle birthing period, nesting by ground-dwelling birds and flowering of endangered plants, certain sections of the trails may be blocked to cyclists. Explanatory signs will be placed at such locations.
- Cyclists are responsible for using appropriate protective equipment.
- Each cyclist much choose the trail that matches his/her abilities.
- Do not install jumping devices or make changes to the existing route.
- If you encounter a safety hazard while cycling please report it to the InfoShop, tel 04-6298111, ext. 4.