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Cascades du Hérisson, Jura

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The walking trail around Cascades du Hérisson is 3.7 km (2.3 mi) along the Hérisson river with 31 waterfalls on the way. You can walk the entire distance, or walk for about 10 min to reach the L'Éventail et Valeé cascades that flow at a height of 65 m (213 ft). At the foot of the waterfall, the Maison des Cascades Visitor Center takes you on an entertaining journey into the heart of the Hérisson valley, its waterfalls, history, and legends. The Visitor Center comprises three exhibition rooms and an audiovisual room playing a 20-min film about the falls. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Menetrux-en-Joux holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Cascades du Hérisson and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We had a nice hike and our children enjoyed splashing in the water. The trail was extremely crowded. Bathrooms and trails were clean, parking is easy.  more »
  • Went twice in a couple of days before and after a winter freeze and it was spectacular!! It was practically empty of people so parking was free and plentiful. Went for a walk to the second falls and w...  more »
  • Very nice walk, with regular water falls. The path is very touristic, but the advantage in Fall is that there is not too much poeple on the way. The drawback however is the limited flow of water, and ...  more »