Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Bossons-Merlet

in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

This trail goes through the Chamonix valley, taking you to the Merlet Animal Park from Les Bossons. All along, there are wonderful views over the Valley and the Mont Blanc Massif.

Take Chemin de la Vigne, which crosses the Arve river, and head upwards through the grove adjacent to the Ravin des Vouillouds. The path meets the trail that comes from Les Gaillands.
Alternatively, you can start at the Les Montquarts footbridge, which takes you to the path of Les Epinettes.

More information at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office, and in our hiking guide.
Careful: path conditions may change - remember to check the latest information before setting off.

Free of charge.
Opening dates
From 01/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
Hike along the Petit Balcon Sud: Les Bossons-Merlet
Depuis Gare SNCF des Bossons
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc