The Ferréols lake is an artificial lake located in Digne-les-Bains, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département. It was created in 1970 by building a dam on the Ferréols torrent. The lake has a surface area of 12 hectares and a maximum depth of 12 metres. It is fed by water from the Torrent des Ferréols and the Canal de Provence.
The Ferréols lake is a popular leisure spot for residents of Digne-les-Bains and the surrounding area. It is used for swimming, fishing and hiking. The lake is also a nesting place for many species of birds, including herons, ducks and swans.
The Ferréols lake is a magnificent natural site with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. It's an ideal place to relax and enjoy nature.
Here is some more information about the Ferréols lake:
- Access to the lake is free.
- Swimming is supervised in summer.
- There is a free car park near the lake.
- There is a snack bar and picnic area by the lake.
- The lake is open from May to September.
Here are a few activities you can do at the Ferréols lake:
- Bird watching
If you're looking for a place to relax and enjoy nature, the Ferréols lake is the place for you.