Monkey Forest Yodfat

Zoos in Israel

The Monkey Forest Yodfat is a unique and fascinating attraction located in the village of Yodfat, Upper Galilee. The park is home to a large population of monkeys, including several species that are native to Israel.

Visitors to the Monkey Forest Yodfat can explore the park’s many walking trails and observe the monkeys in their natural habitats. Furthermore, the park’s staff works hard to create a safe and comfortable environment for the monkeys, and visitors are asked to respect the animals’ space and refrain from feeding them.

Moreover, one of the park’s highlights is the monkey nursery, where visitors can see baby monkeys and learn about their care and upbringing. The park’s staff is dedicated to conserving and protecting these animals, and the nursery is an integral part of their breeding program. In addition to its monkey population, the Monkey Forest Yodfat is home to various other animals, including deer, rabbits, and peacocks. Visitors can observe these animals and learn about their habitats and behaviors.

The park also has a playground for children and a picnic area where visitors can relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The Monkey Forest Yodfat offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast or simply looking for a fun and educational activity for the family, the park’s beautiful setting and fascinating animals will surely delight and inspire you. So with its commitment to conservation and protecting endangered species, the Monkey Forest Yodfat is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to northern Israel. Here is a link to their website!


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