Discover the most beautiful lakes in the areas you love the most. Simply browse our collection of Highlights below — and see all of the information you’ll need to get you there on your next adventure.

Ruhr Region, Münster District
Berlin, Germany
Kurort Rathen, Saxon Switzerland
Witten, Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis
Bergisches Land, Cologne District
Lünen, Unna
Oberjoch, Oberallgäu
Trentino, Italy
Markkleeberg, Leipzig
Stuttgart District, Baden-Württemberg
Bergisches Land, Cologne District
Ruhr Region, Münster District
Ramsau b. Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgadener Land
Chieming, Chiemgau
Gunzenhausen, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen
Feldberg, Hochschwarzwald
Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Goslar
Blaubeuren, Alb-Donau-Kreis
Saxony, Germany
Detmold District, North Rhine-Westphalia
Baiersbronn, Freudenstadt
Schliersee, Tegernsee - Schliersee
Absberg, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen
Harz Mountains, Saxony-Anhalt

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of dangling your feet into a cool lake after a day out on the trails. Except for maybe jumping in completely — but that depends on the season. When you’re looking for a specific type of lake, though, that’s when it can get tricky. You may want to visit a lake for the purpose of hiking around its shores, or maybe you’re looking for a spot to go for a dip. Maybe you’re looking for a lake to serve as a picnic point along a longer hike or ride, or maybe you want to rent a boat and spend a day on the water. Whatever type of lake you’re looking for — we’ve collected all of the top lake Highlights for you as recommended by the komoot community. Simply filter by region and scroll through the results — and view representative photos (you won’t find any airbrushing here!), helpful tips and suggested routes so you can more easily add them to your next trip.

Our list of the best lakes is based on the community’s favorite Highlights in their region. As every entry has been contributed by the community, for the community, you can plan a Tour to any of our lakes safe in the knowledge that what you’re going to visit is a real place people love. Know of a lake that should be on this list but isn’t? Get exploring with komoot for iOS and Android now and share your own Highlights with the community!

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