Located at an altitude of 1200m, Lake Servières is a crater lake. Labeled Sensitive Natural Area because it is fragile, in particular due to the presence of aquatic grass beds, it is nevertheless possible to enjoy it while respecting it. This wild site is a delight for hikers.

Welcome to Lac Servières

The Servières lake tour is ideal for a family outing with children. Panels offer educational information on this Sensitive Natural Space. It also has picnic tables for a moment of relaxation.

In all seasons enjoy Lake Servières

D. Gonthier

On the GR30

Many hikes lead to the lake of Servières. By taking the GR30 “the tour of the lakes”, enjoy a view of the lake of Servières with the chain of Puys in the background.

Bivouac prohibited

Bivouac is prohibited except as part of a hiking trip and respecting the following rules:

  • It is tolerated in a tent for one night (from sunset to sunrise) or at most for the duration of bad weather likely to endanger hikers. During the summer period the tent must be set up after 20:00 p.m. and taken down before 8:00 a.m.
  • The location of the bivouac must be located on the edge of the forest (to preserve the grass and the herds) excluding slopes, craters and summits of volcanoes or otherwise indicated on the ground.
  • The use of portable gas stoves is tolerated in the safest possible environment: stability, distance from flammable materials (very dry materials such as dead leaves, conifer needles, dry grass, etc.). Other types of fires carried or on the ground are prohibited
  • No waste should be left on the grounds (including toilet paper)
  • With the authorization of the person who has the use or ownership of the land


Lac Servières is located 8 km from the village of Orcival, on the road leading to Mont Dore and the Col du Guéry (D 983).

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