Ashdod and Ashkelon Area

See the table below or click the markers on the map for full hike info:

The Ashdod-Ashkelon Area is a flat, partially coastal region that stretches from Central Israel towards the desert. In this area, you'll find beach hikes, ancient ruins, and beautiful winter displays of bright red anemones.
HikeDifficultyDistanceTime
Gevaot Gad – Climb to a Sheikh’s TombEasy2 km2 hours
Adventures at Tel Maresha/ Beit GuvrinEasy2 km2 hours
Wander in a Woodland – Haruvit ForestEasy2.6 km1 hour
Tel Tzafit – A Beautiful Walk Through HistoryEasy3 km 2 hours
Holot Zikim – River to BeachEasy3 km2 hours
Tel Lachish: Beauty at an Ancient CityEasy2-4 km2-3 hours
Nahal Lachish Park WalkEasy2-5 km2-3 hours
Ruhama Badlands - Darom AdomEasy2-16 k1-5 hours
Holot Nitzanim – Sand Surfing to the BeachEasy-Moderate4 km x23 hours
Pura Nature ReserveModerate6-9 km2.5 hours
Shaharia Forest – 5K Loop TrailModerate5 km3 hours
Gevaot Gad: Hills and TunnelsModereate8.3 km3-4 hours
Shikma Stream Hike to the SeaEasy-Moderate9 km3 hours