Reservoir built in the 60’s for energy production, supplying water to Figueres and the watering systems of the plain.
It has also become a meeting place for the practice of water sports, as well recreation, hiking and mountain biking.
The reservoir is located in the upper basin of the Muga and extends to the municipalities of Darnius, Sant Llorenç de la Muga and Terrades. The dam was built in 1969.
The top layer of water when the reservoir is full is 3.6 km2 and has a capacity of 61 Hm3. Swimming is permitted in the reservoir’s water.
Also fishing, kayaking and boat motor gas are allowed. These activities require prior specific permission and license.
Guided visits of the dam are available with advance reservations.
– BY ROAD
It is accessed from the N-II, turning off on the GI-502 toward Darnius or the GIV-5042 toward Boadella and Les Escaules.
– ON FOOT
Following the GR-2, we turn toward the west when we reach Boadella d’Empordà.
– IN BUS
The company David and Manel, have regular line the bank holidays until Darnius and Boadella d’Empordà.
Tel. 972 53 53 51