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The Strategic Loop is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Les Fourgs, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 5.2 miles Elevation Gain: 656 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

forest

views

At more than 1000m altitude, the trail loops around the highest commune of the department of Doubs: The Fourgs. It explores all the facets of this high plateau, leads to Belvédère de la Roche Sarrazine and its panoramic table. There is a beautiful panoramic view of the Arlier Plateau, the Château de Joux, the Larmont, the Big Bull, Fort Malher and the Monk overlooking Ornans. The path passes near the Oratory of Notre Dame des Buclés, in the heart of the forest of the same name, in the free town of Les Petits-Fourgs.

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