Alonei Beit Keshet Scenic LookoutThe Alonei Beit Keshet Scenic Lookout views the south, east and northeast toward Givat Hamoreh, Mount Tabor, the Gilboa Mountains, Ramat Kochav, Ramat Yavniel, Ramat Poriah and Upper Tiberias. The lookout is wheelchair accessible.
Down below one can see the forest park of Tabor oaks, which is a deciduous species that grows in the eastern part of the Mediterranean basin. The Tabor oak flowers in Mediterranean climatic conditions such as those of northern Israel, and it grows well in various types of soil—the basalt earth of the Golan Heights, the rendzina earth of chalkstone in Givot Alonim, the terra rosa earth on the dolomite bedrock and the hard chalk in Beit Keshet Forest and in light soil such as the red loam of the Sharon region.
The Karst TrailThe Karst Trail starts from below the Ancient Oak Recreation Area that is farther on down the road, past the Tabor Oak Scenic Lookout and Nahal Hashiv’a. It is about 700m long and ascends through the dolomite karst, a hard limestone that contains magnesium, which gives it rigidity and its gray color. The chemical composition of dolomite makes it sensitive to chemical weathering that disintegrates it and, together with the wind, created the karst rock all along the trail.
The level where the trail is situated is where the Tabor oaks climb up to meet the Mediterranean woodland species that descend from the top of the ridge. In the lower forest, there are many wildflowers in the springtime and plants that like dampness such as navelwort and moss.