La Gafe - Cascade de l'Oursière

  • Pedestrian
  • Difficult - red level
by the day
A beautiful climb in the forest on a steep path, where your sweats will be mitigated by the coolness of the waterfall. Bring good walking shoes, as the ground can be slippery!
Start: Gafe parking lot (1100m).
> Alternative: start from Seiglières parking lot (1065m - bus access), + 1.6 km/+ 30-minute walk; D+90m/D-40m

> To go further: reach the Oursière plateau from the waterfall. Add 0.6km/+20-minute walk; D+: 110m/D- 10m
Opening periodFrom 13/06 to 15/10.
La Gafe - Cascade de l'Oursière
Parking Cascade de l'Oursière (La Gafe)
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
Type of route: Type of route: : Aller / Itinerance
km (distance) 2.9 km (distance)
minutes (session length) 90 minutes (session length)
metres (positive drop) 420 metres (positive drop)
metres (negative drop) 50 metres (negative drop)
Oursiere waterfall Oursiere waterfall


- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
Resort road access from Grenoble: Rocade Sud > exit no. 2 "Uriage" > Route départementale 111 (RD 111) on the Seiglières side.
Recommended parking: parking des Seiglières or directly at Cascade de l'Oursière (500m further on).

Public transport - Seiglières stop :
- regional bus line T87 (to/from Grenoble), "Seiglières" stop (+20min walk)
- seasonal bus lines [summer]: Estibus 707 (to/from Grenoble), "Seiglières" stop. (+20min walk)
  • Mobilité :
    • Bus stop 500 m away
General informations
  • Services :
    • Pets allowed
Equipments & Services
  • Parking :
    • Parking lot


Waterfall, panoramic view of the Grésivaudan valley



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