Snir River (Hasbani)
Snir River (Hasbani)
We are in the heart of the spring months, after the winter and before the hot Israeli summer – so the perfect time to hike is right now. If you have a day off and you are looking for attractions in the north, we highly recommend enjoying a selection of water attractions in the north and visiting one of the great variety of streams in the north. One of the well-known and most suitable streams for a walking route for the whole family is Snir River, also known as Nahal Hasbani.
A river crosses borders
Snir River is the longest stream among the sources of the Jordan. The length of the stream is 65 km, and most of it is located in the territory of Lebanon and its lower part, from the flow in the area of the village of Ajar to the connection with the Dan River and the Hermon River (also known as Banias River) is within the State of Israel. And its Hebrew name is, as mentioned, Snir River.
variable length routes to choose from
In Snir River you can choose three routes:
• A short and circular route accessible to people with disabilities and baby strollers.
• Medium circular length track.
• Long non-circular route.
It is important to have at least 3 liters of water per person. The route passes through the water, so it is important to wear clothing and shoes that are suitable for walking in the water: shoes or sandals (not flip-flops), a hat, a swimsuit. Walking sticks will be able to make the route more comfortable. It is recommended to bring change of clothes.
Hours of operation for a walk in the river
• Daylight saving time – Sunday to Thursday: 08:00 – 17:00, Friday and holiday eves: 08:00 – 16:00
• Winter time – Sunday to Thursday: 08:00 – 16:00, Friday and holiday eves: 08:00 – 15:00
• On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the eve of Yom Kippur and the eve of Pesach, the stream closes at 13:00
The entrance to the stream closes an hour before closing time.
How much is the entrance to Snir River?
Price per adult: 29 NIS
Price per child (age 5 to 18) or senior citizen: 15 NIS
• Price per student: 25 NIS
• In a group of more than 30 people: NIS 23 for an adult, NIS 14 for a child.
Sit down for a picnic or coffee in a day parking lot at the Snir River
Nahal Snir Reserve offers travelers a day parking lot full of tables and suitable points for lighting a fire. Services are available in the parking lot for your convenience as well as service feeds. The parking lot is saturated with lawns and streams where you can paddle your feet and cool your body.
Please keep clean and our beautiful country.