Lac de Gérardmer

Lorraine  >  France

Lake of glacial origin, Lake Géradmer is a place of life for many species of animals.

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Most recent update 5 March 2023
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The Lac de Gérardmer covers approximately 115 hectares and has a length of 2.2 kilometers and a width of 750 meters. The deepest point is approximately 38 meters. The lake is located at an altitude of 660 meters. The purity of its water and the streams that supply it make Lac de Gérardmer a quality place of life for many animals such as amphibians, fish, but also birds. The lake is a good place for the observation of birds of the medium mountain forests. But you can also have be surprised by a few migrating birds.


Français: Lac d'origine glaciaire, le Lac de Géradmer est un lieu de vie pour de nombreuses espèces d'animaux. La pureté de son eau et des ruisseaux qui l'approvisionne en font un lieu de vie de qualité pour des nombreux animaux tels que les amphibiens, les poissons mais aussi les oiseaux. Le est un bon endroit pour l'observation de l'avifaune des forêts de moyenne montagne. Mais on peut aussi avoir la surprise de quelques oiseaux d'eau de passage.



You can access the lake by many places: parking lots are present in several places along the lake. The circular route indicated on the map is about 5 km.


Français: On peut accéder au lac par de nombreux endroits : des parkings sont présents à plusieurs endroits du lac. La route circulaire indiquée sur la carte est d'environ 5 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Mountain , Lake


Flat , Rocky

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration , Winter


Paved road , Narrow trail , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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