Castel Campground

Heritage and Landscape

Videography: Avi Bahari

Meet Castel Campground

In keeping with Health Ministry regulations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the campground is closed to the public until further notice.

What Does the Campsite Offer?

  • Partial lighting
  • Hot showers (10 cubicles)
  • Toilets (3 for men, 4 for women)
  • Handicapped accessible toilet
  • Electrical outlets
  • Drinking water faucets
  • Picnic benches and tables
  • Phone-charging stations
  • Campfire sites
  • Wood for campfires (when available)
  • Coal collection points
  • Field kitchen
  • Half-barrels for barbecuing and campfires
  • Use of campers’ own barbecue equipment

Outdoor kitchen

  • Work surfaces
  • Multi-station wash-up hand sinks
  • Kitchen-style sinks for dish-washing
  • Two refrigerators
  • Gas stoves

Service Center

Opening hours: 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Main products for sale:

  • Soft drinks
  • Ice cream
  • Souvenirs
  • Hats
  • Disposable dishes, etc.

Equipment for rent


Castel Campground

Useful Information
Entry and exit hours

Entry to the campground: from 3 P.M. to 7 P.M.
Tents and equipment must be removed by 11 A.M. on day of departure.
Exit from the site is permitted until site closing time.

Contact and reservations
Phone: ‎02-5955012 Email: Fax: ‎ 02-5330476

Not permitted

Activities inCastel Campground
Getting there

The Castel National Site is located on the outskirts of the town of Mevaseret Tsiyon in the Jerusalem Mountains. Access to the site is via the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway (Highway 1). At the Harel Interchange, turn south toward Mevaseret Tsiyon (Road 3965). At the first traffic circle, turn right onto Ma’ale HaCastel Street and from there, turn right onto Rishonim Street and left onto Keren Kayemeth Street. This will lead you the to the site’s parking area.

In Waze, type: Castel Campground
Type Fee Remarks
Overnight, own tent – adult 55.00 ₪
Overnight, own tent – child 40.00 ₪


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