Approximately 1.25 million people took to the country's national parks and nature reserves to enjoy the outdoors over the entire Succot holiday, according to the Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA).

About half a million of these visitors enjoyed a variety of special activities, guided tours and festivals at park locations throughout the country.

Among the most popular parks and reserves visited were the Banias, Tel Dan, Gan Hashlosha, Beit She'arim, Caesarea, Yarkon-Afek, Netifim Cave, Ashkelon, Nahal Prat, Einot Cliffs, Ein Gedi, Masada, Mamshit and Almog Beach, the INPA said.

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