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Circuit pédestre N°56 Sentier de découverte des cascades d'Augerolles

Walking/pedestrian in Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles

2.6 km
Loop
Walking/pedestrian
1h 30min
Medium
  • At the gates of the Millevaches plateau, let yourself embark on a walk decorated with explanatory panels, to discover a registered natural site of 50 hectares. The Augerolles waterfalls will allow you to discover the cut granite plank bridges, the Augerolles mill, as well as the Stone Fields: imposing chaos of balls and blunt blocks formed in the Ice Age, which shape the wooded landscape and dotted with waterfalls.

  • Start / Finish: Cascades d'Augerolles car park, D 58 23400 Saint Pardoux Morterolles 17 explanatory panels line the path. For children, a treasure hunt punctuated with puzzles to be solved allows them to discover the site while having fun. Take good shoes because there is a steep drop. From the car park, take the path straight ahead towards the stonemasonry workshop (South-West). Then head downhill, dipping to the right. At the sign "La Carrière", turn right to access it. To go back. Turn...
    Start / Finish: Cascades d'Augerolles car park, D 58 23400 Saint Pardoux Morterolles 17 explanatory panels line the path. For children, a treasure hunt punctuated with puzzles to be solved allows them to discover the site while having fun. Take good shoes because there is a steep drop. From the car park, take the path straight ahead towards the stonemasonry workshop (South-West). Then head downhill, dipping to the right. At the sign "La Carrière", turn right to access it. To go back. Turn right and take the plank bridge. Then go up to the right in the sunken lane. At the fork, turn right towards "le Moulin". Further on, go down to the right at the sign "Le Chanvre". Possibility to approach the old hemp mill otherwise stay on the main path. At the restored Augerolles mill, turn left uphill, following the markings. Continue straight on through deciduous woods. At the T-junction, go right. Cross the reach, continue straight on. At the arrow sign marked with the viewpoint symbol, leave the path on the right and walk a few meters in the plot to enjoy the view of the valley. Take the path to the right, meander through the wood. Coming out of the fir wood (viewpoint over the village of Vedrenne), start the descent through the winding bends of the beech grove. Below the undergrowth, cross another reach and head opposite towards the stream. Take the wooden footbridge to cross. Cross the stream thanks to the duckboards. At the Charreaux mill (remains), climb to the right. At the T-junction, turn right over the stream to overlook the waterfalls. At the fork, turn right (viewpoint on the Cascades d'Augerolles). Enter the fir wood, in the middle of the Stone Fields. At the intersection, go straight ahead, regain the path along the road. Take the stairs, continue to the right. Back above the starting quarry, turn left uphill, following the markings.
  • Difference in height

    106.55 m
  • Documentation

    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
107 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 605 m
  • End altitude : 605 m
  • Maximum altitude : 616 m
  • Minimum altitude : 536 m
  • Total positive elevation : 107 m
  • Total negative elevation : -107 m
  • Max positive elevation : 31 m
  • Min positive elevation : -13 m