Hatta Mountain Conservation Reserve
Whether you are an extreme sports fan, a nature lover, or just an adventurer looking for your next challenge, look no further than the Hatta Mountain Conservation Reserve. You can mountain bike along the rocky trails through the hills and wadis, kayak in the lake, or just go for a scenic hike in the mountain foothills.
Even beginners can enjoy hiking along the clearly marked trails here, and if you are a fan of bird watching, there is any number of ideal spots from which to observe local species. You’ll find birds such as the Desert Lark, Great Egret and Grey Heron here. Hatta mountain is also home to the largest population of the endangered Arabian tahr in the UAE.
Opening hours: 24 hours.
Entrance fee: N/A.
Safety precautions: For hiking, make sure you have enough water to avoid dehydration. Do not stray off the trails. If you are an amateur, it is best to have an expert guide with you. Wear appropriate clothing for the location.
What to bring:
Activities: Kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, landscape photography