• Leisure

Arpelières trail

In the heart of the natural reserve located on peat bog at Les Saisies, this track leads you on a discovery of the many features of this wetland area, reminiscent of a Scandinavian landscape.
Easy (1.2 to 4.2 km, several possible routes, from 1 1/2 - 4 hours).

Leisure Arpelières trail Crest-Voland


Departing from Crest-Voland (73590)
Average length : 01h15
Total elevation gain : 100m
Vertical drop : 100m
Distance : 3.6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request

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    Animals allowed
    Languages visits : French
    Languages informatives signs : French
    Not adapted to strollers

    Period of practice

    From 15/06 to 31/08.

    • Pets welcome
    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • Sustainable development
    • Outhouse
    • Free car park


    Départ du Nant Rouge sur la D71A (Route des Saisies). Départ possible depuis le parking du Monument au Col des Saisies. 73590 Crest-Voland
    Departing from : Crest-Voland (73590)
    Latitude : 45.772 - Longitude : 6.5273

    From Crest-Voland : go back up the D71A for about 4 km, towards the resort of Les Saisies. Go through the Croix des Ayes car park and stop at the carpark for the Pont sur le Nant Rouge.
    From Les Saisies : take the D71a towards Crest-Voland, and stop at the Pont sur le Nant Rouge car park.
    From Le Cernix : follow the Palette forest road and leave your car at the compulsory car park. From there, follow the forest track for about 20 minutes until you get to the information panel.

    Information update on 27/05/2024 by Office de Tourisme du Val d'Arly