October 16, 2017     26 Tishri 5778
Places To Visit   Museums, theaters, festivals, beaches, hiking, parks, biking, markets
  City: Mizpe Ramon  

Region: Negev / South Area
   
Location: Located in the Negev region of Israel, some 85 km south of Beer Sheva

Driving Directions to Mizpe Ramon: Highway 40 passes through Mitzpe Ramon on its way from Beer Sheva to Eilat. 
 
Population: approx. 5,000
 
Landscape:
 Ramon Crater

Cities/Towns Nearby: Sde Boker
 
Modern Day:
  Mitzpe Ramon was originally founded in 1951 as a place for workers building the road to Eilat. Mitzpe Ramon, literally means Ramon Lookout, is a town in the Negev in southern Israel. It is situated on the northern ridge at an elevation of 2,400 feet (800 m.) overlooking a sizable crater that is 28 miles long and 5 miles wide, known as the Ramon Crater.  
  
Near by Parks/Forests: Makhtesh Ramon, Visitors Center, Hai Ramon, Geological and Archaeological Park, Ein Avdat National Park, Avdat National ParkBen-Gurion’s Tomb National Park
 
Museums: Geological Museum
 
Activities: Ramon Crater, The Ramon Airbase, The Wise Astronomy Observatory, jeep treking, llama and alpaca farm, Guide Horizon, The Albert Promenade, Bio Ramon Museum, Ramon desert tours, Desert Archery
     
Things to Do: Hiking, Biking, Rapeling, Discovery

Lodging: click here

City Website:click here

City Map: click here

Links of Interest: Coming Soon (links to other websites)

Places of Interest: Coming Soon (Tels, Forests, Parks, etc.)

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