Gilboa Scenic Road
Gilboa Reserve in situated in the east ridge of Mount Gilboa, and extends from Highway 6666 East (route from Beit Alfa toward Ma’aleh Gilboa) to Saul Mount in the West, north of Gilboa Scenic Road (Route 667, which connects the Tel Jezreel area (near the artificial ski resort) to Ma’aleh Gilboa.
From Gilboa Scenic Road there are several hiking trails concentrated in Mount Barkan and its surroundings. Trail Mount Barkan – (Ein Semel and the “Hidden Valley”) – Hephzibah (red marking 3450) involves a steep and rocky descent, and is intended for experienced hikers only.
You can also climb down from Barkan Mount in a faster way through the twists roads (black marking 3449) and at the bottom turn toward Route 6666 (green marking 3527) or in the direction of Saul Mount (blue marking 3476). These roads are designed for off-road vehicles and bicycles.
Two additional areas of the park are Mount Lapidim and the slopes of Mount Giborim.