Wadi Al-Quff Reserve Trail

Wadi Al-Quff Reserve Trail

Wadi Al-Quff Protected Area trail

Trail length: 6 km

Difficulty degree: medium difficulty

Trail description: The path starts from Ain Hasaka through Quff Valley.

A tour through the trail:

The trail starts near Ain Hasaka, north of the village of Beit Kahil, in the valley named after its name, covers the valleys of the towns of Surif, Beit Ummar and Halhul, and is bounded by afforested mountains of medium height. It has the remains of destroyed houses and wells for collecting winter water, and is characterized by its green nature. At a distance from Ain Aska through the valley, and when passing over Ain Al-Sukar, Al-Zarqa and Al-Safsaf, the visitor gets a break near it as they can observe birds and different life forms in the area.

The visitor continues through the valley in the northwest direction, and reaches Ain Deir Baha. At the end of the first third of the trail, the visitor rests near Ain Al Majnouna, named for its richness. When the trail takes a moderately difficult road to Wadi Al-Quff between wooded forests, extending to about 2.5 thousand dunums, and in the middle the trail continues to Bir Al-Quff, an ancient Roman landmark in the core of the valley.

The visitor continues the tour in one of the most important and largest reserves in southern Palestine, within mountain ranges that contain ancient caves, including the Tur al-Safa cave located near the end of the trail. It is one of the oldest caves in the region. It is considered a habitat for different types of bats. Some adventurers practice climbing and descending by ropes. The trail ends on the main road west of the village of Beit Kahil, in which the visitor can have a tour and learn about its nature and its effects through the charming slopes of nature. Thousands of years ago, the water carved limestone rocks, becoming a beautiful picture of caves and water routes, anticipated for visitors and lovers of nature and photography, and the reserve is characterized by being a home The oak trees, which are one of the largest protected areas in the region, have large areas planted with cypress and pine trees, and in their shade are medium-height herbal of different colours and scents, including sage and thyme.


There are several mammals in the trails such as the red fox, the hare, the striped hyena, the fruit bat, the porcupine and others. Annual flora grow in the area, such as the Palestinian iris, Persian cyclamen, narcissus and others. Birds thrive in the area, such as short-toed eagle, long-eared owls, Syrian woodpeckers, Turtle dove, Indian Budgie, Paridae, Brambling, goldfinch and others.

Length: 6 km
Allowed: Walking
Difficulty: Medium
Region: South

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