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Discovery walk of the Devil's Claw Integral Biological Reserve
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Discovery walk of the Devil's Claw Integral Biological Reserve

The ONF and the community of communes Bugey Sud propose you a walk to discover the "Réserve Biologique Intégrale de la Griffe du Diable" (Devil's Claw Integral Biological Reserve) to discover the natural habitats, the fauna and the flore of this exceptional forest.

With Thomas BENOIT - Office National des Forêts in collaboration with
the community of communes of Bugey Sud and the Tourist Office
Please bring equipment suitable for hiking. On reservation, limited number of places.

Focus on the interest of dead wood and cavity trees for the maintenance of a rich biodiversity. Presentation of the different inventories carried out and the first results. Loop or round trip starting from the site's reception car park (on the Arvière forest road) to discover the reserve up close but also to get an overview of the site.

An RBI is a type of protected area located in a forest with the aim of protecting habitats or species that are particularly representative of the forest environment.
They have a different status from the integral reserves of national parks.

Meeting with the ONF technician at the chalet d'Arvière car park.
Access to the Reserve is then via a forest path.

Open period

Friday 8 July from 10am to 12pm.
Friday 22 July from 10am to 12pm.
Friday 19 August from 10am to 12pm.
Friday 26 August from 10am to 12pm.


Free of charge.

Spoken languages

  • French
RDV au parking du chalet d'Arvière
Lochieu 01260 Arvière-en-Valromey Show / Hide location


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