Chantilly Forest is 6,344 hectares, 5,392h In the department of the Oise and 952h in the department of  Val d'Oise.

The forest is a private property under a forest regime since 1898 and it is managed by the ONF (National Forestry Office) by the National Forestry Bureau. The massive 1,000-year-old, consists mainly of 48% oak, Scots pine and beech 12%.


The forest is open to different users: race horses, hikers, hunters, farmers ... It is important for everyone to follow the instructions and signs at the forest.

The forest consists of large forest paths with directional signs at major intersections, but a map IGN is always recommended.

Some tracks are reserved for horse training every day until 13h. It is forbidden to walk or park there for safety reasons.