The leisure facilities around the lake were consciously limited at its creation in 1970.
Only three beaches are accessible:

• Beach Mercantine offers pedalo rental, small motorboats (without license),
canoes, and a marina. Free launching.
• Beach Bellecin: dinghy rental, canoes, catamarans, instruction available.
Guided tours: canyoning, caving, climbing…
Mountain bike rental, archery….
• Plage de Surchauffant: cruise,
water-skiing, marina,
free launching.

The beaches are sandy with
shaded grass areas. Picnic
facilities are available with
tables and benches;
access to the beaches is free.
In the summer season
swimming is supervised.