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Seealpsee, Wasserauen

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Seealpsee is a lake in the Alpstein range of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland. At an elevation of 1,143.2 m, the surface area is 13.6 hectares (34 acres). The lake can be reached by foot from Wasserauen or from Ebenalp. A network of routes around Ebenalp connects Seealpsee with other notable sights in the Appenzell Alps, such as the Wildkirchli and Säntis.

The Berggasthaus Forelle am Seealpsee, with a large open air terrace, dominates the western end of the lake.

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  • After a long hike or a short one from Wasserauen, this lake is a very nice spot to chill with a few spots to have lunch and drinks. Amazing scenery around. Great place!  more »
  • Start behind Alpenrose hotel. Take the service road up to the Seealpsee lake. Very easy. Stop and get fresh goat cheese at the farm. The lake is beautiful there are boats. If you want to hike on...  more »
  • Such a refreshing place! The hike there is nice two & you will get sweaty. Also nice to do in winter 👍
  • Best experience, it was my first hike and i loved it, the views were incredible and the lake was so blue and clear
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