A Day Trip to Jbel Tazzeka National Park

If you’re in a tourist-spinning tizzy, and inclined to get away from Fez, take a day trip southwest of Taza to Jbel Tazzeka National Park where unwonted natural solitude abounds. Here, you can pose next to the Cascades de Ras el-Oued waterfall, visit the Daia Chiker lake bed, explore the Gouffre du Friouato caverns and revere at the Oued Zireg gorges. This atypical wonderment centered in the Middle Atlas Mountains near Mgoun offers sightseers, campers, hikers and outdoor-lovers alike a chance to slip away into Morocco’s own Mother Earth. (more…)