Bar Yehuda Scenic Lookout (Mitzpor Bar Yehuda), Mount Carmel
Location: Hof HaCarmel Forest
Description: The scenic lookout is in the heart of the Mount Carmel scenic road, maintained by the Israel Nature and Parks Authority. The scenic lookout is at the top of the steep wall of Mount Carmel, which rises 300 meters above the Jezreel Valley. The amazing view shows the expanses and the scenery of the Western Galilee as far as the Sulam Ridge. Take your time and simply enjoy the views. Yisrael Bar Yehuda (1895–1965) was a Zionist activist and was also arrested for this. In 1926 he came on aliyah and joined Kibbutz Yagur. He was a Knesset member and a member of the Israeli government.
Directions: A. By the short road from the Usfiya soccer pitch to the Carmel scenic road. B. Drive along the Carmel scenic road.
Photograph: Yaakov Shkolnik, KKL-JNF Archive