Obernberger See, Obernberg am Brenner

#15 of 64 in Nature in Tirol
Must see · Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Lake Obernberg lies at an elevation of 1,590 metres in the municipality Obernberg am Brenner near the Brenner. It is the biggest lake on the southern side of Tyrol. The fresh water is provided by the Obernberger Seebach subterranean springs. Around the lake are travel paths.There was a prehistoric rock fall from the Obernberger Tribulaun . The lake is now separated into two parts, however in late spring and early summer the water level rise and the parts can get connected. On the rocks a chapel was built in 1935.The lake has a high quality on the surface and is one of the most beautiful mountain lakes of Tyrol. On the bottom of the lake is a curtain of algae making the water muddy at 13 metres. Bathing is prohibited, so that the fish population and the quality of the water remains untouched. Trout and other fish live in the lake.DetailsWater temperature: 11 - 14 °CWater level fluctuation: 7m
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  • This was a short walk from our hotel, only a couple of hours, there and back. A good spot for a pic-nic, with lovely views of the surrounding mountains. Its a shame the guest house at the side of the....  more »
  • We went there with 6 kids and a dog and it was so wonderful. From the parking area (costing 2.50 EUR) its about a 30 mins hike up and so worth it - the lake is beautiful, enchanting, even magical...  more »
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  • Has been here many times and is always very beautiful. If there are many benches to go round the lake you have to have sturdy shoe work on. It is worth a visit.
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