Park Gilo is a lovely park located in a forest in the southern Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem. In addition to a children’s playground, there is a rollerblade and biking trail, tennis court, basketball court, walking trails and climbing structures.
Wohl Rose Park (Hebrew: גן הורדים) is a garden between the Israeli Knesset and the Supreme Court.
The Orson Hyde Memorial Garden is a park in the Emek Tsurim Valley of Jerusalem. It was built in 1979 by the Jerusalem Foundation, with donations from the Orson Hyde Foundation. The Garden is located below the Brigham Young University, where Mormons from abroad come to study in Jerusalem.
The nature reserve is made up of two parts, the ruins Churvat Se’adim and the Ein Se’adim Spring.
The Honorary Consul Grove in Ya’ar Aminadav was planted in 2010 by honorary consuls who represent 93 friends of Israel. Each olive tree in the grove has the name and flag of the country represented.
Hirbet Madras, known as Churvat Madras in Hebrew, is the remains of an agricultural village located in Park Adulam. The Hirbet Madras ruins include houses, burial caves, hiding caves, a columbarium cave, and a burial pyramid.
The Scroll of Fire sculpture, Gviley Ha’aish in Hebrew, is a large memorial to the Holocaust, located in the Martyrs Forest in the Judean Hills. The bronze sculpture portrays the trauma of the Holocaust and the rebirth of the Jewish nation. The sculpture, by Nathan Rapoport, was dedicated in 1971, after three and a half years of work.
Mitzpe Masua is an observation plaza in Park Brittania, near Beit Shemesh. There are many picnic tables in the forest around the observation plaza, and many hikes begin from the plaza.
Gan HaPaamon, also known as Liberty Bell Park, is located in the center of Jerusalem. The park boasts playgrounds, a skating rink, a children’s theatre, and lots of shady lawns.
The Jerusalem Botanical Garden is a magical area, removed from the hustle and bustle of the city while being very near the center of town. The garden displays plants from around the world as well as endangered plants.
Azeka was a biblical town in the heights above the Valley of Elah, in the region given to the tribe of Judah. David fought and conquered the Philistine Goliath in the Valley of Elah. Tel Azeka is located in Park Britannia; from the tel you can see the Valley of Elah where the famous battle took place.
Ammunition Hill, known as Givat HaTachmoshet in Hebrew, was the most heavily fortified Jordanian stronghold in 1967. It was also the site of one of the fiercest battles during the six day war. When the Israeli paratroopers captured the hill, the liberation of the old city of Jerusalem was possible.
Gan HaTekuma is a park inside the Jewish Quarter of the old city of Jerusalem. Excavations in the park have uncovered remains of three different buildings. The park is located between the Zion Gate and Dung Gate, opposite the main parking lot in the Jewish Quarter.