Arselle Peatbog (Preserved Natural Area)


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Arselle Peatbog (Preserved Natural Area)
Chamrousse 1600
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    • French
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    • Chamrousse 1600


A vast pan-shaped clearing, crossed by La Salinière stream. Given its heritage value, this site is part of Natura 2000* network.
Because of the peatbog that consititues the plateau, its environmental, botanical and animal interest, the Arselle has become a nature protected area thanks to a decree on biotope protection. The aim is to protect the present species.

*In the Natura 2000 area remind you that making fire, setting a tent for days, fishing and swimming are striclty forbidden (under penalty). Bivouac is allowed from sunset to sunrise (except during July and August). Please stay on trails to protect fragile areas.
Période d'OuvertureAll year round.

Subject to favorable weather.
    General informations
    • Period :
      • Fall
      • Summer
      • Winter
      • Spring
      • Open year-round
    • Classifications :
      • Sensitive natural areas Spanish


    Free access.
    Espace Naturel Sensible Tourbière de l'Arselle et lac Achard
    Chamrousse 1600
    GPS coordinates
    Latitude : 45.099458
    Longitude : 5.877494