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Just for you... A day-use forest shelter: fireplace, tables and chairs
La Braconne is a vast national forest based on the karst with underground rivers. This kind of nature led to collapses that created pits and abysses: the Great Pit, the Mobile Pit ...
Many walking trails will make you discover a wide range of flowers and plants but also voles, weasels and other woodcocks....

The forest shelter has been renovated and you will find a fireplace, tables and chairs, toilets. It is not possible to sleep there. Reserved only for calm outdoor activities.

CHALLENGE FOREST BRACONNE : Through forests of La Braconne playing with your smartphone!
The NFB (National Forestry Board) invites you to discover the forest of La Braconne through 12 forestry challenges through a free application.
By following the trail of trees and forest dwellers, the application offers a new way to discover a natural environment.
Departure at the forest house Gros Fayant, in the municipality of Rivers. A 2:30 ride on 4 km.
The application is downloadable from your smartphone by typing "Defi Braconne" in the search bar. Smartphones (for those who are not equipped) available at the Tourist Office in La Rochefoucauld.

Download the map of the Braconne forest
Further Information :
Daily rental, without accommodation: from 20.00 €

  • Access :
  • Equipments : Car park


Maison du Gros Fayant

GPS coordinates :
Latitude : 45.7537
Longitude : 0.360167