About us

The Sharhabil bin Hassneh EcoPark (SHE) is considered a leading model for preserving ecologically important habitats in Jordan. It offers rural living at its best whilst preserving and nurturing the area’s ecology. Since the EcoPark is established, the wildlife has flourished and the locals and tourists alike have been able to spend more time there to enjoy the beauty of nature in the Jordan Valley. The park is a unique concept in Jordan and suitable for most age groups. It is a perfect get-away for families, youth, nature and adventures lovers.

 

The EcoPark is a hidden paradise waiting to be discovered!

Aboutus
Aboutus

Mission

 The EcoPark  was established with the view of achieving a number of ambitious goals. These include:

  • Protecting the Jordan River Valley and its natural habitat
  • Spreading awareness of and interest in the environment locally, regionally and nationally
  • Creating a unique and healthy retreat, especially for the local community
  • Improving spiritual, mental and physical wellbeing of visitors of the area

Development

The SHE Park located in the northern part of the Jordan Valley (north of Jordan) covers an area of 27 square kilo meter with diverse Mediterranean bushland ecosystem and it’s include the Ziglab dam, which is the first dam in Jordan - established in the 1960s, and it’s surrounded by farmland and Bedouin goat herders. The design of the SHEPark is based on permaculture principles where residents participate in the growing of food, recycling, and a community spirit of sharing.

The SHE EcoPark moves toward sustainability by focusing on:

  • Ecological building
  • The use of renewable energy
  • Solar water heating system
  • Local organic food
  • Community support
  • Community-driven events