in Praz-sur-Arly

Petites Balades Le Lac des Evettes

Very popular walk from Praz sur Arly, if swimming is not possible in this small forest lake, its shaded setting and its calm make it a destination of choice for a walk and a pleasant picnic. Play panels for children.
Topo / step by step

1/ From the Grabilles car park, follow the Chemin des Evettes uphill. Arrived at the post "Les Grabilles (Coudet)", follow the direction of Lac des Evettes.
2/ At the intersection with the road, continue left towards “Lac des Evettes par le Riant” indicated by the directional post. You will pass by the Lac ski lift and the Forêt des Evettes. From there, turn right to reach Lac des Evettes.
3/ Walk around the lake to reach the Chalet des Evettes. Join the small road of Chemin des Evettes, before descending towards your starting point by following the latter.

Route details

Autumn, Summer, Spring


The Lac des Evettes route is a very easy family walk without any difficulty.

With a departure located on the heights of Praz sur Arly, this walk will take you to discover this pretty natural lake in the middle of the fir trees. If swimming is prohibited there, you can fish there!

This site will also offer you a spot for observing marmots, which is extremely rare at such an altitude and in an essentially forest environment. The kids will love it! Check the weather forecast before leaving.
Fill your backpack with cereal bars, sufficient water, sunglasses, sunscreen, a small first aid kit and clothing suitable for your hike, depending on the season and forecast meteorological. Always seek advice from mountain professionals.
Pedestrian sportsHiking route
DifficultyEasyDuration01hElevation216 D- ​​/ 216 D+Distance3,4 kmMax Altitude1364m
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