Basaltsee

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Recommended by 287 out of 300 hikers

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  • Alex

    large basalt lake near Forst in the Palatinate

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    • May 16, 2017

  • Jochen

    Small idyllic lake below the former quarry.

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    • April 9, 2017

  • Ralf

    Very nice little lake.

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    • May 14, 2017

  • Dominikus

    Great location for a picnic in a quiet area with a fantastic view of the lake.

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    • June 21, 2017

  • Dagmar

    Impressive depth and clear water in the volcano

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    • April 1, 2018

  • Diana

    At first gently rising, later relatively steeply rising to the basalt lake. This pays the effort further it goes to the corner head and then through pitoresque forests with partly sandy paths downhill towards Wachenheim. Mostly in the shade, what made it look enjoyable.

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    • April 22, 2018

  • Alex

    Basalt lake is named because of its color.

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    • May 13, 2017

  • Klaus-Peter

    Quiet to relax. Steep rock walls.

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    • November 1, 2017

  • Jörg Hinsenkamp

    The silent eye of the lake is food for the soul. Reminiscent of the lakes in the high Vosges.

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    • May 1, 2018

  • Manu Waldwusel

    Beautiful, hidden place in a nature reserve. Perfect to unwind! Definitely a must during a hiking / biking trip in this area.

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    • September 10, 2018

  • Marianne PWV

    Deep green basalt lake, the degradation was discontinued many years ago.

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    • July 2, 2019

  • RobertS

    It's strange to find a lake somewhere on the mountain. If the light is right, a sanctuary for photographers.

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    • September 9, 2018

  • Wanderuhr

    Unfortunately difficult to see

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    • September 26, 2018

  • Wanderuhr

    Hidden in the middle of the forest

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    • September 26, 2018

  • Tina64

    Through the mining of basalt until the 1980s, two funnels were created, at the bottom of which two small lakes formed. One can go down well, the other is not accessible, as it has dangerous steep walls all around, it is also fenced. But you can look at some places in the 100-meter deep hole. This is the one in which you can go down and on whose surface there are beautiful reflections.

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    • November 11, 2018

  • Tina64

    Through the mining of basalt until the 1980s, two funnels were created, at the bottom of which two small lakes formed. One can go down well, the other is not accessible, as it has dangerous steep walls all around, it is also fenced. But you can look at some places in the 100-meter deep hole. That's the reason you do not come.

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    • November 11, 2018

  • Engin

    Just wonderful! Must see ...

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    • April 29, 2019

  • Jürgen aus Sifi

    A lake that you do not expect. Lies quiet and dreamy between forest and rocks. Worth seeing.

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    • June 30, 2019

  • Renate

    Nice calm lake to relax

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    • September 6, 2019

  • Irie Guide

    Small hidden basalt lake, where you can swim, if you dare.

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    • September 7, 2019

  • Phönix

    Swimming is not so good anymore, there are many water sprays and the water level has dropped a meter in the last two dry summers.
    (In addition, swimming is prohibited here)
    It's still good to cool your feet, and for geologists the place is also very interesting. The quarry was operated on two balsa vents, which had pushed through the Buntsandsteinschichten through.

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    • October 2, 2019

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Location: Forst an der Weinstraße, Bad Dürkheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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