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Within the Regional Nature Park

of the Montagne de Reims

The Montagne de Reims Regional Nature Park is located around the Montagne de Reims, a wooded plateau surrounded on its northern, southern and eastern sides by hillsides covered in vineyards. The area is divided up with 21,000 hectares of farmland, 20,000 hectares of forest, including 3 national forests known as “forêt d’exception” (exceptional forest) and 9,000 hectares of vineyards.

A wealth of flora and fauna

Spanning across 65 communes, it is surrounded by the 3 major cities in the department, Reims to the north, Epernay to the south and Châlons-en-Champagne to the east.

It is considered as the green lung and both locals and visitors enjoy the many hiking trails it has to offer.

Over 150 species of plants and trees can be found in the park, including the famous “faux de Verzy”, where the largest concentration of twisted beech trees in Europe can be found with 800 specimens.

The park’s fauna is abundant with 59 species of insects, 36 mammal species, in particular rodents, 22 species of fish and crustaceans, as well as several species of amphibians, birds and reptiles, some of which are protected.

There are 40 “natural areas of interest for ecology, fauna and flora” are located in whole or in part within the boundaries of the park. 2 sites are classified as Natura 2000.

A paradise

for hikers and mountain bikers

The Montagne de Reims Regional Nature Park offers 400 km of well-marked hiking routes as well as several fun and educational trails for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

The park has also set up 6 mountain bike trails, which total in excess of 100 km, some of which are suitable for everyone, including beginners, and can be enjoyed by the whole family

The team regularly organises events to promote the national park such as special walks, starlit night walks, walks with storytelling, and more.

Visit the park

La Maison du Parc

Throughout the year, you can visit the Maison du Parc and enjoy free admission to the exhibition on display, the conservation orchard of the Montagne de Reims, the biodiversity discovery trail and a range of other free activities.

Information point:
Open all year round, Mondays to Fridays from 8.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30 to 5.30pm (4.30pm on Fridays).
Open weekends and public holidays from 1.30 to 5.30pm.

 

Where to find it

Chem. de Nanteuil, 51480 Pourcy
Tel. +33(0)3 26 59 44 44

Download the

Park publications

Discovery Guide

Discovery Card

The Park in action