The mountainous terrain of the Upper Jura Regional Nature Park covers the highest summits of the Jura Mountains. A preserved habitat for plants and wildlife.
Go exploring the pristine landscapes of the Jura Mountains on foot, the best way to fully appreciate their beauty! You'll be able to take the time to observe the local plants and wildlife. From family walks to long-distance treks over several days, from mountaintops to lakesides, there's something for everyone.
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Essential hiking routes
The highest summits, the iconic steephead valley of Baume-les-Messieurs, the Four Lakes or the famous Hérisson waterfalls... when you stay in the Jura Mountains, there are some hikes you simply must do.The best must-do hikes
Long-distance walking routes
The "great explorers", "unspoilt nature" and "gastronomy" trails each promise a great day's walking on your long-distance itinerary.Hiking in the Jura Mountains
Lake and waterfall hikes
Explore the waymarked trails around the most beautiful lakes (Genin, Chalain, Vouglans…) and the highest waterfalls (Hérisson, Saut du Doubs, Les Tufs…)
You'll enjoy the privilege of admiring the beautiful views and cooling off after a great hike. (Don't forget your swimming gear!)The best of Jura’s most beautiful lakes for hikers
Mountain pass and summit hikes
Whatever the season, the Jura Mountains offer the perfect backdrop for a memorable hiking experience between passes and summits, 360° panoramic views, forests and valleys.
On the highest summits of the Jura Mountains you'll feel as if you have the whole world to yourself!Hiking between passes and summits
The Upper Jura Regional Nature Park
Best picnic spots
Hiking goes hand-in-hand with eating in the great outdoors. To help you find the best spot, discover our selection of the best places to stop for a bite to eat.