North-East Paris has plenty of green open spaces for walkers to enjoy: over 1500 hectares, or 10 m2 per head of population. The 10 departmental, regional and communal parks offer a wide variety of landscapes and walking trails and include the Buttes-Chaumont park in Paris, La Courneuve park, the Sausset park, the Poudrerie Forest Park, the Ile-Saint-Denis departmental park, Haute Ile, the Bondy forest and the Jean Moulin-Les Guilands departmental park...
In these parks, walkers can also enjoy a multitude of different facilities such as sports circuits, table tennis tables, roller skating circuits, walking trails, mini-tennis, boules, play areas and more...
In partnership with the Seine-Saint-Denis Parks and Gardens department, the parks visitors centres, the LPO (League for the Protection of Birds), CORIF (Ile-de-France Centre for Ornithology) and associations such as the Friends of the La Poudrerie Forest Park, the Seine-Saint-Denis Tourist Board and the department’s Tourist Offices invite you to come and discover the wealth of flora and fauna in these parks.
Workshops, exhibitions, nature rambles and environmental awareness activities for all interests and all ages are organised throughout the year in the various parks, as are a wide range of sporting and cultural events and festivals. All these activities are free and led by nature enthusiasts who are happy to share their passion with you for a few hours.
Tel. : + 33 (0)1 49 15 98 98
Some more parks to walk, play, run, bike near downtown Paris: