Bleau : Trois-Pignons State Forest
About Bleau : Trois-Pignons State Forest:
La Forêt Domaniale des Trois-Pignons is the State Forest located west of the whole area of Bleau. This forest is limited north by Arbonne-la-Forêt, west by Milly-la-Forêt, southwest by Noisy-sur-Ecole and Le Vaudoué, southeast by Achères-la-Forêt and east by the highway A6, though a small northeast corner is on the other side of the highway.
Les Trois-Pignons provide us the highest density of boulders in Bleau. But despite the fact these boulders are all in the same area, the variety is present : in the height of the boulders, in the ground falls, in the speed of drying, in the density of trees above...
Near Arbonne-la-Forêt are the areas of Le Rocher de la Reine, Drei Zinnen, Le Bois-Rond, La Canche aux Merciers, Le Télégraphe de Noisy.
In Noisy-sur-Ecole, at La Croix-Saint-Jérôme is the parking for : La Gorge aux Châts, Châteauveau, Pignon-Poteau, Le 95.2, Les Gros-Sablons, Le Rocher Jean-des-Vignes, Le Rocher des Potets.
In Noisy-sur-Ecole, on the route D16, is the parking for La roche aux Sabots, La Roche aux Oiseaux, le 91.1, Le Cul de Chien . You can go to the 95.2, Les Gros-Sablons, Le Rocher des Potets, le Rocher Jean-des-Vignes from here too.
In Le Vaudoué, there are 2 parking lots. The first one, coming from Achères gives a direct access to the J.A. Martin. The second one gives access to La Vallée de la Mée : Rocher Guichot, Potala, Diplodocus, Rocher du Général, Grande Montagne, Rocher Fin.
|Nearest town or city:||Fontainebleau, Arbonne, Milly, Noisy|
To drive to Arbonne-la-Forêt : from Paris-Porte d'Italie on A6, exit #13 "Cély, Milly-la-Forêt" (49 km, 30 to 90 minutes...!) (free exit). Then drive on route N37 direction Barbizon, and turn right on D50 to Fleury, then Saint-Martin-en-Bière and Arbonne-la-Forêt (12 km from exit #13).
To go from Arbonne to the parking lots for the bouldering areas, take the D64 south to the Vallée d'Arbonne inside the State Forest : the parkings are on both side of highway A6. The first one, between the forest parcels #85 and 109 is for Drei Zinnen, Rocher de la Reine, Bois-Rond. The second one, after the tunnel under the highway, in the parcel #108, is for La Canche aux Merciers and Le Télégraphe de Noisy.
To drive to Le Vaudoué, you can go to Arbonne-la-Forêt (see intructions above), then take the route D64 for 8 more kilometers to Achères-la-Forêt, then turn right to Le Vaudoué on D63 (2.5 more km). Or you can take the exit #14 "Ury" (70 km from Paris-Porte d'Italie) (toll) on highway A6, go to Ury, then turn left in Ury on D63 to Le Vaudoué (6 km from the exit #14).
The first parking, obvious and large, on the right of the road, between parcels #170 and 174 is mainly for the J.A. Martin. 900 meters further on the right of the route D63 is the parking of the Vallée de la Mée, for Le Potala, etc.
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