Good to know
- The animals of Merlet Park roam free in the park and here,it's garantee that you will see them!
- You may be lucky enough to meet up with some wild animals on a detour from your hiking path.
Situated at 1500 m, in front of the Mont Blanc, the animal park of Merlet is a magnificent 50 acres park where ibex, chamois, marmots, stags, deers, hinds and llamas move around in freedom !
DescriptionEasy hike in the parc, a 2 to 3 hour visit.
Several benches and deckchairs allow you to pause during your visit. You can even enjoy the sun and lay down at the altiport, a large and flat pasture.
Discover the exhibition and projection rooms, the souvenir shop, the educational and fun displays and the guided visit in 4 languages on your smartphone!
In July and August, daily free activities about the animals and the mountains.
Species to be discovered in the parc: ibex, Sika deer, llama, mouflon, marmot, chamois andfallow deer!
Services at your disposal:
- 150 parking spots
- Bar, restaurant, panoramic terasse open at the same opening time as the parc.
- Pic-nic area before the entrance of the park
HIKING TO MERLET PARK.
From Les Houches or from the South Balcony, hike up to the animal park. It is very simple: signs put at the halfway point of the South Balcony and of the path from Les Houches will show you a code for you to memorise. These code will change regularly. Tell the code to the desk at the park entrance and get a discount on the entrance fee !
Adult: from 8 €
Child: from 5 €.
Free entry for children < 4 years.
Group rate on booking from 15 persons.
Member card to ask on site or to download on the park's website.
Purchase on site:
- guidebook for the park: 4€
- games booklet: 4€
- Both booklets: 7€.
From 01/05 to 30/06/2019 between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Open on Whit Monday, 10th of June 2019.
From 01/07 to 31/08/2019, daily between 9.30 am and 7.30 pm.
From 01/09 to 29/09/2019 between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Facilities and services
- Animals non accepted
- Chèques vacances
- Coach access
- Coach parking
- Exhibition space
- Picnic area
- Sustainable development
- Tourist brochures