Ben Shemen Forest is an ideal place for free camping in Israel:
Great access, many spots for free camping and many trees to hang yor hammock in the shade.
$ Free of Charge
The forest is full with archeological sites- caves , ruins and more.
during late winter and the spring- the forest is covered with flowers.
There are dosens of places to camp and you can find new spots to share here!
Notice that this is a very popular destination for bycicles and motorcycel, especially on weekends