In the middle of the countryside, in a setting that is both rural and wooded, the Lake Bairon offers a true parenthesis of tranquility 100% nature. The first town (The chesne) is 3 km away. A campsite and two restaurants allow you to stay put without having to move other than to walk or have fun.
A haven for ornithologists
The 120 ha lake is separated from an old pond and its reed bed by a dyke dated 16e century, when monks practiced aquaculture there. Today, herons, grebes, coots among others, have taken up residence on this listed site. Nature 2000. 150 species of birds have been recorded there, especially during the migration period in spring and autumn. It is not uncommon to see geese, cranes, etc.
Themed hikes and marked trails
To soak up the place, a discovery trail was designed to tour the old pond and its reed bed independently (4,5 km). The Bairon site is a starting point for several marked hiking trails, on foot or by bike. Of the guided themed hikes are also held there throughout the year.
Free entertainment all summer
An beautiful beach borders the big lake. In addition to a very beautiful view of the forest and the surrounding nature, it offers relaxation and fun with a playground available for the youngest. In summer, swimming is supervised there. from 13 p.m. to 19 p.m. and entertainment takes place daily. Sporting or cultural, they are completely free and open to all generations.
Please note, swimming prohibited since September 7, 2023
The ban covers swimming but also water activities involving occasional immersion of the head. In addition, it is recommended not to consume fish caught in the area.
A few steps away, the nautical base animated by the Bairon Nautic Club offers activities on the water that allow you to discover the places differently: pedal boat, canoe, paddle, windsurfing, optimist, catamaran… Enjoy another original walk in electric scooter with Trott d'Argonne. So many experiences to enjoy as a beginner or an expert, solo, as a duo, with family or friends. Additionally, a space is also reserved for fishermen card holders.
Shows and concerts : Friday July 15 and Friday August 26
Good to know
To know everything about Lake Bairon, a website https://www.lacdebairon.fr/ !