Lakes and bodies of water in the Hautes-Alpes department
In high or medium mountains, the Hautes-Alpes department is home to numerous lakes and bodies of water of all sizes. Some of them are equipped with leisure centers, such as Serre-Ponçon which allows you to enjoy pleasure-boating and numerous water sports. Others are open to fishing. Walkers see them as a destination. Lakes and torrents are home to a wide variety of fauna and flora: insects, eels, trout, barbs, breams, carps or common rudd, batrachians, birds, etc.