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Nice place to stop and take some pictures

Small lake in lovely place for pictures in the side of the road. Not so much to do around so stop... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Liron B
Great Druze food

Scenic view of Birkat Ram from the local Druse family restaurant. Interesting and flavorful food... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Banning, California
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Lake Ram is a crater lake in northeastern Israel, in the Golan Heights, near Mount Hermon. The only sources of the lake are rain water and an underground spring. The water does not leave the lake to any other body of water. The crater is a maar...more
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99 Route 98 and route, Masada 1243500, Israel
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Small lake in lovely place for pictures in the side of the road. Not so much to do around so stop only if you are passing near by...

1  Thank Liron B
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Scenic view of Birkat Ram from the local Druse family restaurant. Interesting and flavorful food, enjoy the hospitality of the family in their restaurant!

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

this unique gem is fed by under water sources. It's water, while not suitable for drinking (or swimming), provide a perfect location for taking picture, strolling around it and observing the local Druze culture. Try to visit the place in snowey day on winter. Recommanded!

1  Thank mickeyg7
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Recently, my son and I travelled up to the northeast tip of Israel and hiked up the highest mountain in Israel – Mount Hermon, 2,200 meters/7,000 feet high. We started at the bottom near the Druze village of Ma’sada on highway 98 near the Odem...More

Thank Yitzchak M
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing lake, no waves, suitable for small boats and swimming. The kids loves it, and the bambook park offers small boat rentals

Thank Rqutub
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The kake is msotly nice to look at fron a high observation point that gives you an idea of the lake and its surrounding. There is a viewpoit near Saar Falls but it is too close to appreciate ist real beauty. I do not beleive...More

Thank Daphna4911
Reviewed 28 April 2016

it is a nice open water reserve in a volcano-open mountain' you can get close to the water' but there are no water attractions there ' in the close by village there are nice resturants and there are trails for walking and traveling arround by...More

Thank Leor N
Reviewed 6 March 2016

the trees around the lake-crater are in bloom, so there will be apples and cherries later in the year, it was a bit cold that afternoon we visited but it is an impressive place.Need to visit with a car and later drive to Majdal Shams.

1  Thank Temper43
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Birkat Ram is a geological maar (an extinct volcano with a lake in its center). We hiked around the perimeter of the volcano crater and lake (4 kilometers/2.5 miles) on a marked hiking trail, with one eye on the beauty of the lake and crater,...More

1  Thank Yitzchak M
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