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Looking to visit the best lakes in Munster? 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 Munster’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 10 lakes in Munster

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    1

    Meeting of the Waters

    Hiking Highlight

    As the name suggests, this is where the three lakes of Killarney meet. The view of the historic stone bridge is particularly beautiful. A few meters from here you can stop in the tea room in Dinis Cottage.

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    Mareike
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    Muckross Lake

    Hiking Highlight

    Muckross Lake is also known as the Middle Lake (the other two being Lough Leane and Upper Lake), or the Torc, for its proximity to Torc Mountain. It is Ireland's …

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    Lough Hyne

    Hiking Highlight

    Probably the best open-water swimming location in Ireland. Due to the very sheltered nature of this salt water lough it’s possible to swim here when sea conditions at local beaches are too rough. Popular with swimmers year round.

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    (Lake) Lough Gouragh

    Hiking Highlight

    On the alternative route to the ascent of the Carrauntoil, the view of the lakes of the plateau is particularly beautiful, as here on the Lough Gouragh.

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    Cummenadillure Lake

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice well-kept nature park. But costs a little entry. Very nice paths and also good opportunity to cool off in the reservoir along the way. From the top great view of the lakes ...

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    Carmen
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    View of Lough Akeen

    Hiking Highlight

    For this view you have to leave the path and walk about 20 meters up the small hill. The view that presents itself rewards everyone who takes this effort.

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    Lough Barfinnihy

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The small mountain lake is absolutely idyllic and a wonderful place for a short, promising break on your bike ride. The clear water like numerous fish, which is why fishing is liked here.

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    Coomasaharn Lake is a beautiful remote lake near Glenbeigh village is on the edge of the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve, one of only three Gold Tier reserves on the …

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    Mountain Lake

    Hiking Highlight

    This picturesque lake lies at the base of Hungry Hill. The Beara Way, a long-distance hiking trail that leads around the Beara Peninsula, runs along its banks.

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    Mareike
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    A SUP is the perfect way to get a different perspective on the spacious Lough Derg. You paddle calmly over the clear water and soak up this picturesque landscape. You …

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