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Lakes in Lower Bavaria

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Looking to visit the best lakes in Lower Bavaria? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of Lower Bavaria’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 12 lakes in Lower Bavaria

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    1

    Martinsklause

    Hiking Highlight

    The Martinsklause is one of the best preserved Klausen (also called thresholds) in the Bavarian Forest National Park. As an artificial reservoir, the water was created in the 19th century …

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    Tamara
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    2

    Rachelsee

    Hiking Highlight

    As one of the few karse lakes in the Bavarian Forest, the Rachelsee was excavated by glacier movements during the last ice age. When the glaciers finally retreated, the hollow filled with melt water and formed this picturesque sight.

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    3

    Trinkwassertalsperre Frauenau

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    To the drinking water dam it can be excellently hiking or cycling. The different inlets are a special highlight here. On the northwest side there is seating for lunch.

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    Peter
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    Reschbachklause

    Hiking Highlight

    The refuge and the table / bench corner on the other side of the pool are ideal for a short break with a snack. You can also see traces of the local residents of the Reschbachklause along the basin ...

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    Sentinel
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    Latschensee

    Hiking Highlight

    Great location in an environment of peat bogs. A nice place to stay. As it is the largest bog lake in the Bavarian Forest, certainly a highlight.

    More at de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latschensee

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    Vilstalsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A large reservoir between Reisbach and Frontenhausen, ideal for cooling off your legs after a long tour. Lots of space for children and dogs to run around and play.
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    7

    Blautopf

    Hiking Highlight

    A little hard to find because not so big. Located behind the restaurant. Access possible. Also seen from the trail from the top through the trees.

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    Stefan V.
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    8

    Freudensee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The romantically located natural lake, fed by the Neustift brook, is the largest in the Hauzenberger Bergland.
    The Freudensee is 1 km away from the state-approved health resort Hauzenberg.
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    Cristian
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    9

    Taferlsee

    Hiking Highlight

    A quarry that has filled up with water. This resulted in the Taferlsee. Definitely worth the little detour.

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    10

    Erlauzwiesler Stausee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A beautiful, calm lake in the spa park near Waldkirchen. Although not a lake, but you can rock but with a boat over the refreshing wet.

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    Stausee Hartmannsreit

    Hiking Highlight

    On the banks of the reservoir near Hartmannsreit you can take a nice lap around the water. It is especially wonderful when the trees are reflected on the smooth surface …

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    Mareike
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    12

    Arbersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    beautiful circular walk. Unfortunately totally overrun.

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