Nahr El Jawz, located in North of Lebanon is one of the most beautiful Lebanese trails; it was listed as a National and Historic Heritage Site on February 24th, 1998 by the Minister of Environment.

Statistics

3 - 4

hrs

698

m

698

m

17

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

The trail takes its name from the the iconic Mseilha Fort which is a fortification situated north of the city of Batroun.

The current fort was built by Emir Fakhredine II in the 17th century to guard the route from Tripoli to Beirut.

The fort is built on a long, narrow limestone rock near the Nahr el-Jawz River. We followed the water canals towards Kaftoun village.