The natural and scenic qualities of the Yarkon and its tributaries are unique to the area, and constitute a local and even national attraction.
The open space left along it is the last of the significant open spaces in this densely populated area of the country.
Along the creek are unique sites, some of which are used for resort, recreation and leisure. Below is a list of some of the recommended sites to visit.
The site has a map of trails for hikers and cyclists, which can be printed at this link >>. . This map contains all the sites to visit, and it will make it easier for you to find your way around.
Before leaving for the trip, please read the safety instructions carefully.
The Yarkon River Authority wishes you a pleasant and enjoyable trip!
A park located near the sources of the Yarkon (near the Baptist village), where the clean section of the stream flows. The park is surrounded by animals and rich vegetation.
In the area are recreational and picnic facilities for the general public.
A park adjacent to Kesem Interchange (Route 6), where the artificial lake (Mekorot drilling) is located, whose water flows through Nahal Einat, which connects to the Yarkon west of the Nofarim Pool. The park includes the Fortress of Antipatris from the Ottoman period and the British Waterworks from the Mandate period.
The site has hiking trails for hikers that connect to the hiking trails along the Yarkon River, playgrounds and a picnic area.
A last remnant of the natural spring area, some of the Yarkon springs that flow freely into the stream and form the beginning of the channel.
The uniqueness of the pool is the vegetation of the place and especially the yellow nufar.
A hill covered with anemone flowers between December and March. Tombs dug in the ground, including finds from the Byzantine period, were discovered at the site.
A scenic ecological park, where Lake Hod Hasharon and the system of green basins are located. The park includes a promenade, wharves, scenic viewpoints overlooking the lake and bird watching hides.
In the future, it is planned to develop areas of urban agriculture and organic gardens in the park.
(Link to the park’s website: Hod Hasharon Ecological Park).
The green basins are a system of pools for purifying water and returning them to the Yarkon River, which include the use of water vegetation typical of the Yarkon River and natural swamps.
The pool water is pumped for discharge to Hod Hasharon Lake, from where the water flows in the Hadar River and from there to the Yarkon River.
A leisure and recreation park within the Tel Aviv area, offering a wealth of attractions and activities for everyone of all ages.
Includes urban nature sites, sports complexes, activities for visitors and more.
A leisure and recreation park within the Tel Aviv area, offers a wealth of attractions and activities for everyone of all ages.
Including urban nature sites, sports complexes, activities for visitors and more (link to the park’s website: Ganei Yehoshua Park).