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Ma'ayan Harod National Park

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# 71 Afula-Bet Shean Road | Gidona, Gidona 1912000, Israel
+972 4-653-2211
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Not worth a detour

My escorted tour stopped at Gideon Springs because of the biblical significance of it being the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Karen R
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Baltimore, Maryland
Worth a quick stop

The Well of Herod is neat but there is not a lot to do there. Aside from the Biblical significance... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
deamole
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Nuevo, CA
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A refreshing recreational park at the foot of Mt. Gilboa, where the Harod spring rises in a cave and flows into a stream. On the slope above, overlooking the valley, is the family grave of Yehoshua and Olga Hankin next to their small home, which tells their life story.
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  • Average12%
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# 71 Afula-Bet Shean Road | Gidona, Gidona 1912000, Israel
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+972 4-653-2211
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

My escorted tour stopped at Gideon Springs because of the biblical significance of it being the place where Gideon selected 300 warriors to go to battle with him against the Midianites. Other than that, it's a nice place to have a picnic but nothing I...More

Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The Well of Herod is neat but there is not a lot to do there. Aside from the Biblical significance of Gideonโ€™s army being selected here, it is a site that can be visited in a short time. I would not go out of my...More

1  Thank deamole
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Pros ๐Ÿ‘Clean restrooms, but no toilet tissue or hand towels ๐Ÿ‘ picnic tables ๐Ÿ‘ wading pools ๐Ÿ‘ plenty of shade trees ๐Ÿ‘ plenty of parking ๐Ÿ‘ playground for children ๐Ÿ‘ an ancient source for a spring ๐Ÿ‘ where Gideon chose 300 men of 30,000 men...More

1  Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

A very green nice place with small pools. The water level is low so the childrens can play safely. Has a playground for the children.

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We took a ride trough the valley, new paved bycicle roads are great, also there are a lot of natural water pools around, great for families and children

Thank Damian G
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is a combination historical site/swimming pool/recreation area. This is the place where Gideon chose the 300 men as told in the Bible. The Ma'ayan Harod is a nature reserve. There is a large pool (the second largest pool in Israel) but it was closed...More

2  Thank Brian N
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