Parks and Gardens

Arboretum of the Charles Quentin Institute of Pierrefonds

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About us

Learning to recognize trees and their particularities, the stages of development of a forest and its management method, such is the goal of the creation of an arboretum and a thematic forest trail of the Charles Quentin Institute. This project falls within a general framework for the development of the 13 ha park and aims to raise awareness of environmental protection, popularize forestry practices through sustainable management of the forest.

Throughout the marked trail, you will discover the different themes that explain the different stages of sustainable forest management.
The visit can be simply oriented just to the knowledge of the tree species of the arboretum through anecdotes.

At the end of your route, you will be able to admire the chapel at the bottom of the woods, the small Château "Maison Sabatier" built in 1865 according to the plans of Viollet le Duc and also a splendid view of the famous Château de Pierrefonds, restored by this same architect.

Spoken languages
  • Français
  • English
  • French English

Pratical information

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Elevator
  • Auditorium
  • Signposted circuit / Signposting
  • Hosting
  • Bicycle parking lot
  • Free parking
  • Screening Room
  • Toilets
  • Elevator
  • Picnic area.
  • Drinks dispenser
  • Free parking
Activities on site
  • Specific thematic animation
  • Workshop for adults
  • Workshops for children
  • symposia
  • Conferences
Payment method
  • Bank checks
  • Cash
  • Bank transfer


  • Adult rate Group less than 20 people
  • Adult rate Group more than 20 people
  • Child rate Less than 12 years old


From: 01 / 01 / 24 To: 31 / 12 / 24
  • Monday : Open
  • Tuesday : Open
  • Wednesday : Open
  • Thursday : Open
  • Friday : Open
  • On Saturday: Open
  • Sunday: Open


1 rue Sabatier
How to get there