Etang de Lemps

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  >  France

Pleasant 2,5 km walk around a lake with a few observatories, a meadow and a forest and different species of birds depending on the season.

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Most recent update 26 June 2022
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Etang de Lemps is a lake of 23 hectares and is classified as an important natural area of the Isère. Among the birds you can encounter around the lake are Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Great Egret, Common Kingfisher, Black Kite, Tree Pipit, Fieldfare and Eurasian Kestrel.


Français: Agréable promenade autour d'un étang avec quelques observatoires, une prairie et une forêt et différentes espèces d'oiseaux en fonction des saisons; Héron cendré et pourpré; Cormoran; Grèbe huppé; Grande Aigrette et Garzette; Foulque macroule; Canard Colvert; Sarcelle; Martin-pêcheur d'Europe; Pipit des arbres; Pinson des arbres; Grive litorne, Buse variable; Milan noir; Faucon crécerelle.



Go to Optevoz and follow the arrows. Click on the P in the map to get directions to the parking.


Français: Aller jusqu'à Optevoz(38) et suivre les flèches. Il y a un parking.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Plain , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , Lake


Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Autumn , Winter

Best time to visit

Autumn migration


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


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Birdwatching hide / platform


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